When They Came to Take My Father by Mark Seliger
Voices of the Holocaust

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Fifty holocaust survivors share poignant tales of bravery, resilience, loss, and spirit, in which they describe day-to-day life in concentration camps, hideout experiences, and the guilt associated with posing as non-Jews.
 

About Mark Seliger

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Mark Seliger is an award-winning photographer who spent ten years as chief photographer for Rolling Stone. He is now at Condé Nast and lives in New York City. Rachel Hager, herself a child of survivors, is editor-in-chief of ConsumerReportsHealth.org. Leora Kahn is the founder of Proof: Media for Social Justice and is currently a fellow in genocide studies at Yale University.
 
Published July 15, 2012 by Arcade Publishing. 176 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Grunbaum and her daughter embrace, their placid, nearly identical features revealing nothing of their past, while Robert Melson's noble face makes it clear how he survived by posing as the son of a Polish countess.

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