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Author Greenfield, Martin, 1928- author.

Title Measure of a man : from Auschwitz survivor to presidents' tailor : a memoir / Martin Greenfield with Wynton Hall.

Publication Info. Washington, DC : Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company, [2014]


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Description 234 pages, 16 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
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Summary "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.
Note Includes index.
Contents 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.
Subject Greenfield, Martin, 1928-
Auschwitz (Concentration camp) -- Biography.
Jews, Czech -- United States -- Biography.
Tailors -- United States -- Biography.
Businessmen -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- Biography.
Holocaust survivors -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czechoslovakia.
Concentration camp inmates -- Poland -- Oświęcim -- Biography.
HISTORY / Holocaust.
DESIGN / Fashion.
Added Author Hall, Wynton C., 1976- author.
ISBN 9781621572664 (hardback)
1621572668 (hardback)

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