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Author Dawson, Greg.

Title Hiding in the spotlight : a musical prodigy's story of survival, 1941-1946 / Greg Dawson.

Imprint New York : Pegasus Books, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Dawson,Z DAW    Available
Description 278 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274)
Summary The author relates the remarkable story of his pianist mother, a child prodigy who escaped certain death when the Nazis invaded Ukraine, adopted a new identity, and came under the protection of a Nazi commander who heard her play.
Subject Dawson, Zhanna -- Childhood and youth.
Pianists -- Biography.
Gifted children -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Children -- Ukraine -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Child musicians -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Ukraine -- Personal narratives.
Jewish children in the Holocaust -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Added Title Musical prodigy's story of survival, 1941-1946
Hiding in the spot light
ISBN 9781605980454

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