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The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

Author: Władysław Szpilman; Wilm Hosenfeld
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Jewish pianist's real-life account of survival in World War II Warsaw.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Named Person: Władysław Szpilman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Władysław Szpilman; Wilm Hosenfeld
ISBN: 0312244150 9780312244156 0312263767 9780312263768
OCLC Number: 41628199
Description: 221 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Hour of the children and the mad --
War --
First Germans --
My father bows to the Germans --
Are you jews? --
Dancing in chłodna street --
Fine gesture by Mrs K --
Anthill under threat --
Umschlagplatz --
Chance of life --
Marksmen arise! --
Majorek --
Trouble and strife next door --
Szałas' betrayal --
In a burning building --
Death of a city --
Life for liquor --
Nocturne in C sharp minor --
Postscript --
Extracts from teh Diary of Captain Wilm Hosenfeld --
Epilogue: a bridge between Władysław Szpilman and Wilm Hosenfeld / Wolf Biermann.
Other Titles: Śmierć miasta.
Responsibility: Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell.
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A Jewish pianist's real-life account of survival in World War II Warsaw.

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