Measure of A Man

Measure of A Man

From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor : A Memoir

Book - 2014
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"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 [family] ... 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 [and led ultimately to his] founding America's premier custom suit company"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company, ©2014
ISBN: 9781621572664
Branch Call Number: 940.5318092 GRE 2014
Characteristics: 234 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hall, Wynton C. 1976-

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Feb 01, 2016

Martin Greenfield is a remarkable man. The first half of the book is about his survival of the Holocaust and losing his entire family from Czechoslovakia. The determination and resourcefulness are beyond my imagination.
The second half is about his journey to America and his hardworking rise to success and appreciation of our country. I wish every one here would read this after listening to people tear down our country day after day. It is a good reminder of just how lucky most of us were to be born here, be able to vote, and with good health -be able to work and find your American dream.

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