Non­fic­tion

Mea­sure of a Man: From Auschwitz Sur­vivor to Pres­i­dents’ Tailor

  • From the Publisher
May 22, 2014

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, arrest­ed for being a Jew, and trans­port­ed to the Nazi con­cen­tra­tion camp at Auschwitz with his fam­i­ly, Green­field came face to face with the Angel of Death, Dr. Joseph Men­gele and was divid­ed for­ev­er from his fam­i­ly. Green­field over­came adver­si­ty and emerged with a dream of suc­cess. After arriv­ing in the States and sweep­ing floors at a New York cloth­ing fac­to­ry, Green­field ulti­mate­ly found­ed America’s pre­mier cus­tom suit com­pa­ny. Still work­ing at his Brook­lyn fac­to­ry, Green­field con­tin­ues to dress A-lis­ters of D.C. and Hol­ly­wood, includ­ing Bill Clin­ton, Mar­tin Scors­ese, Leonar­do DiCaprio, and Jim­my Fallon.

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