Marta Fuchs was born in Hungary and escaped with her family to the U.S. in the wake of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution. She holds a BA in Linguistics and an MA in Library Science, both from UC Berkeley, and an MA in Clinical Psychology from JFK University in Orinda, CA. Marta is a professional librarian and Director of Library Services at Drew School in San Francisco, CA. She is also a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in private practice in Albany, CA. With her brother Henry Fuchs she wrote the multigenerational extended family memoir, Fragments of a Family: Remembering Hungary, the Holocaust, and Emigration to a New World. Her new book is Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter's Tribute.
For over two decades, Marta Fuchs has spoken about her father's rescuer Zoltán Kubinyi in schools, temples, churches, and interfaith programs. She has also been featured in newspaper articles and television programs, and has presented at city-wide programs, conferences and Holocaust Commemorations in the US and Hungary.
An illustrated intergenerational memoir of the author’s father and the Commanding Officer who saved him and over 100 other Hungarian Jewish men in forced labor under his command during the Holocaust. Captured by the liberating Russian Army, Zoltán Kubinyi died a year later in a Siberian labor camp. Due to Morton Fuchs' testimony, he was posthumously honored as a Righteous Among the Nations.