Measure of a man : from Auschwitz survivor to presidents' tailor / Martin Greenfield with Wynton Hall.
Publication year: 2014
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Co
ISBN: 9781621572664 (hardcover)
Meeting Mengele -- Inside Auschwitz -- The Death March -- Ike Arrives -- A Time to Kill -- Coming to America -- GGG -- The Beautiful People -- The Tailor's Tailor -- Dressing Presidents and Politicans -- Suit Maker to the Stars -- Bar Mitzvah at Eighty.
"He's been called 'America's greatest living tailor' and 'the most interesting man in the world.' Now, for the first time, Holocaust survivor Martin Greenfield tells his incredible life story. Taken from his Czechoslovakian home at age fifteen and transported to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz with his family, Greenfield came face to face with 'Angel of Death' Dr. Joseph Mengele and was divided forever from his parents, sisters, and baby brother. In haunting, powerful prose, Greenfield remembers his desperation and fear as a teenager alone in the death camp--and how an SS soldier's shirt dramatically altered the course of his life. He learned how to sew; and when he began wearing the shirt under his prisoner uniform, he learned that clothes possess great power and could even help save his life. Measure of a Man is the story of a man who suffered unimaginable horror and emerged with a dream of success. From sweeping floors at a New York clothing factory to founding America's
234 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
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