Hiding in the Spotlight

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Hiding in the Spotlight

A Musical Prodigy's Story of Survival, 1941-1946

By Greg Dawson

Pegasus Books, Hardcover, 9781605980454, 278pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2009

Summoning all the colors of a Chopin prelude, Dawson has painted a vivid picture of his mother (Zhanna Arshanskaya) as a young girl whose musical genius enables her to survive the Holocaust.

Saturday, Sep 12, 2009

Zhanna Arshanskaya Dawson survived the Holocaust by playing piano for German soldiers. Sixty years later, her son shares her incredible story with the world in his new book, Hiding in the Spotlight. More at NPR.org

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