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 Girl with the Green Eyes

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Author: Betty Neels

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1459296176

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Unlike her two sisters, Lucy was happier at home—if only she could find Mr. Right to share it with! But when she had almost given up her search for such a man, the eminent pediatrician William Thurloe came into her life. Attractive and dynamic, he was the answer to her dreams. But why would he be interested in her when the glamorous Fiona made it clear she was also available? Originally published in 1991.

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

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.

High Priest

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Author: Timothy Leary

Publisher: Ronin Publishing

ISBN: 1579511600

Category: Philosophy

Page: 384

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Timothy Leary, the visionary Harvard psychologist who became a guru of the 1960s counterculture, reentered as an icon of new edge cyberpunks. HIGH PRIEST chronicles 16 psychedelic trips taken in the days before LSD was made illegal. The trip guides or "High Priests" include Aldous Huxley, Gordon Wasson, William S. Burroughs, Godsdog, Allen Ginsberg, Ram Dass, Ralph Metzner, Willy (a junkie from New York City), Huston Smith, Frank Barron, and others. The scene was Millbrook, a mansion in Upstate New York, that was the Mecca of Psychedellia during the 1960s, and of the many luminaries of the period who made a pilgrimage there to trip with Leary and his group, The League for Spiritual Discovery. Each chapter includes an I-Ching reading, a chronicle of what happened during the trip, marginalia of comments, quotations, and illustrations. A fascinating window into an era. This edition includes a Foreword by Allen Ginsberg, an introduction by Timothy Leary about the intergenerational counterculture, and illustrations by Howard Hallis.

Another Me

Newly Rejacketed

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Author: Cathy MacPhail

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408817357

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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A gripping, spooky thriller, featuring doppelgangers, 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