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Schindler's list

Author: Thomas Keneally
Publisher: New York : Scribner Paperback Fiction, [2005], ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A mature novel that is a fictionalized treatment of the life of the German industrialist who saved the lives of many Jews during World War II. Schindler's List is a remarkable work of fiction based on the true story of German industrialist and war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who, confronted with the horror of the extermination camps, gambled his life and fortune to rescue 1,300 Jews from the gas chambers. Working  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Oskar Schindler; Oskar Schindler
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 9780671516888 0671516884
OCLC Number: 823519411
Description: 398 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Thomas Keneally.

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A mature novel that is a fictionalized treatment of the life of the German industrialist who saved the lives of many Jews during World War II. Schindler's List is a remarkable work of fiction based on the true story of German industrialist and war profiteer, Oskar Schindler, who, confronted with the horror of the extermination camps, gambled his life and fortune to rescue 1,300 Jews from the gas chambers. Working with the actual testimony of Schindler's Jews, Thomas Keneally artfully depicts the courage and shrewdness of an unlikely savior, a man who is a flawed mixture of hedonism and decency and who, in the presence of unutterable evil, transcends the limits of his own humanity.

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