The Pianist

The Pianist

The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

Book - 2000
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The powerful, bestselling memoir of a young Jewish pianist who survived the war in Warsaw against all odds, alongside moving extracts from the diary of the German officer who saved his life.
Publisher: Toronto : McArthur, 2000, c1999.
ISBN: 9781552781425
1552781429
Branch Call Number: 940/.5318/092/Szpil 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 222 p.

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Feb 14, 2014

This book is much, much better than the movie. It is not full of black and white people and situations. This book was actually banned in Communist Poland because it cast a German soldier in a humane light. It was not until the fall of Communism in Poland that it was re-released. In my view it is the best book I have read on life during the German occupation of Warsaw.

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simran161
May 27, 2012

This book is very touching!!!!!!!! I've read this book for a novel study project, and if i had a chance to choose a different book, I wouldn't.......This book is definetly on my top 10 books.The Pianist describes the holocaust in such a vivid description!!!!!!! I REALLY RECCOMEND THIS FOR EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! A MUST READ! :)

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May 27, 2012

simran161 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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