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Author: Thomas Keneally
Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Vintage Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1980 Tom Keneally was in Beverley Hills returning from the Sorrento film festival where The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith had been showing. Looking for a new briefcase, Tom meets the Polish-Jewish Leopold Pfefferberg Page aka Poldek and his life for the next few years is taken over by this charismatic and driven man and the story he wants shared. "It's a story for you, I swear," he says to Tom. The story is of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biography
Named Person: Oskar Schindler; Thomas Keneally
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Keneally
ISBN: 9781741666151 1741666155
OCLC Number: 271724425
Description: 304 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Searching for Schindler :
Responsibility: Tom Keneally.

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"In 1980 Tom Keneally was in Beverley Hills returning from the Sorrento film festival where The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith had been showing. Looking for a new briefcase, Tom meets the Polish-Jewish Leopold Pfefferberg Page aka Poldek and his life for the next few years is taken over by this charismatic and driven man and the story he wants shared. "It's a story for you, I swear," he says to Tom. The story is of course that of The all-drinking, all-screwing, all black-marketeering Nazi. But to me he was Jesus Christ, Oskar Schindler" Poldek shared with Tom the story of Schindlers Ark which went on to win the Booker Prize and ultimately to become the Oscar award-winning film Schindlers List."--Provided by publisher.

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