The Girl in the Green Sweater

A Life in Holocaust's Shadow

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Author: Krystyna Chiger,Daniel Paisner

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429961257

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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True story from the major motion picture "In Darkness," official 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. In 1943, with Lvov's 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing extermination, a group of Polish Jews daringly sought refuge in the city's sewer system. The last surviving member this group, Krystyna Chiger, shares one of the most intimate, harrowing and ultimately triumphant tales of survival to emerge from the Holocaust. The Girl in the Green Sweater is Chiger's harrowing first-person account of the fourteen months she spent with her family in the fetid, underground sewers of Lvov. The Girl in the Green Sweater is also the story of Leopold Socha, the group's unlikely savior. A Polish Catholic and former thief, Socha risked his life to help Chiger's underground family survive, bringing them food, medicine, and supplies. A moving memoir of a desperate escape and life under unimaginable circumstances, The Girl in the Green Sweater is ultimately a tale of intimate survival, friendship, and redemption.

The Boy Who Grew in the Shade

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Author: Doris Lafrenz

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1434371824

Category: Fiction

Page: 340

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Annie Nineteen and pregnant, Annie accepts Jack's marriage proposal as a way to provide her child with the home and father that she never had. But as Jack shares his love and his Catholic faith with her, she discovers a home and family not only for her baby, but also for herself. Jack When Jack proposes to Annie, he believes that he can give Annie and her baby all that they need. But as he extends his patience, love, and forgiveness to Annie, he learns that accepting these same gifts in return can be more challenging than giving them

A Street in Marrakech

A Personal View of Urban Women in Morocco

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Author: Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Publisher: Waveland Press

ISBN: 147860865X

Category: Social Science

Page: 382

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This is a reflexive account of an American woman and her familys unpredictable journey through the private and public worlds of a traditional Muslim city in the process of change. As a Western stranger in Marrakech, Fernea was met with suspicion and hostility. The story of the slow growth of trust and acceptance between the author and her Moroccan neighbors involves the reader in everyday activities, weddings, funerals, and womens rituals. Both the author and her friends are changed by the encounters that she describes. A Street in Marrakech is a crosscultural adventure, ethnographically sound, and written in an accessible style.

Modern English rhetoric and handbook

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Author: Robert M. Gorrell,Charlton Grant Laird,Margaret Urie

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135938720

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 482

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Modern English handbook

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Author: Robert M. Gorrell,Charlton Grant Laird

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 675

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The Warsaw Ghetto and Uprising

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Author: Jeri Freedman

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477776060

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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The German invasion of Poland in 1939 gave the Nazis the opportunity to implement their master plan to eliminate Europe's Jews. Part of the plan encompassed confining the Jews in a restricted area of Warsaw to make their survival difficult, followed by mass transportation of survivors to concentration camps, where they were killed. The Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto did not go quietly to their deaths but engaged in armed resistance. This riveting volume describes the ghetto's daily life--the people's extraordinary efforts to survive under horrendous circumstances--and the events that led to the uprising and the ghetto's 1943 destruction.

Another Me

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Author: Cathy MacPhail

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408816555

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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It was as I was walking into the drama class that I remembered the girl I had bumped into and the green sweater just like mine. That was what had got Mrs Watt mixed up. She had seen the girl in the green sweater and thought it was me. That was the simple explanation. Wasn't it? Fay can't help thinking it odd that people start remarking on conversations she knows she hasn't had, or saying they have seen her when she knows she was somewhere else. But then she starts hearing muffled footsteps behind her, the flash of fair hair just like hers around the corner. Is she imagining things? A gripping, spooky thriller from the acclaimed story-teller Cathy MacPhail.

The Other Side of Truth

Thrilling Urban Fantasy with a Science Twist

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Author: Kat Vancil,Alicia Kat Vancil

Publisher: Korat Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 650

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Is there really any way to ask forgiveness for trying to end the life of the person you love? Nearly everything about Patrick Galathea’s life has been a lie orchestrated by the Kakodemoss. The same Kakodaemon terrorist group that murdered his parents, turned him into an unwitting sleeper assassin, and performed untold experiments on him for fifteen years. Experiments that have left him questioning everything he thought he knew about himself in the wake of the deadly Embassy attacks. But to have any chance of making amends for the unthinkable act he committed against his wife, he’ll first have to figure out where the fabrication ends, and his true self begins. And accept that he was forged into a deadly weapon designed to kill…and likely already has. The road to redemption is fraught with even more perilous secrets than Patrick has faced yet. Because to unravel the final dark mysteries of his past, Patrick will have to place his trust in the most questionable person of all—his fabricated self. The Other Side of Truth is the final novel in the fast-paced Marked Ones Trilogy. If you like spunky heroines, hot bishounen guys & thrilling urban fantasy with a science twist, then you’ll love this gripping New Adult Fantasy series. Perfect for fans of Shadowhunters, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood & Dragon's Gift: The Huntress. Buy The Other Side of Truth today for the thrilling conclusion of The Marked Ones Trilogy! Sign up for Kat’s mailing list & unlock your exclusive Daemons of Karalia short story & other shiny bonus content: www.ShadowdustAndWonderlust.com/marked-incentive