The Resource The pianist : The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945., Wladyslaw Szpilman, (electronic resource)

The pianist : The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945., Wladyslaw Szpilman, (electronic resource)

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The pianist : The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945.
Title
The pianist
Title remainder
The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945.
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Wladyslaw Szpilman
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Subject
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eng
Summary
Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by the Los Angeles Times, The Pianist is now a major motion picture directed by Roman Polanski and starring Adrien Brody (Son of Sam). The Pianist won the Cannes Film Festival's most prestigious prize--the Palme d'Or.On September 23, 1939, Wladyslaw Szpilman played Chopin's Nocturne in C-sharp minor live on the radio as shells exploded outside--so loudly that he couldn't hear his piano. It was the last live music broadcast from Warsaw: That day, a German bomb hit the station, and Polish Radio went off the air.Though he lost his entire family, Szpilman survived in hiding. In the end, his life was saved by a German officer who heard him play the same Chopin Nocturne on a piano found among the rubble. Written immediately after the war and suppressed for decades, The Pianist is a stunning testament to human endurance and the redemptive power of fellow feeling
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Szpilman, Wladyslaw
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non fiction
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  • Nonfiction
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The pianist : The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945., Wladyslaw Szpilman, (electronic resource)
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electronic
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The pianist : The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945., Wladyslaw Szpilman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001225613
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0013A8C7-448D-4A00-BBE0-4F14A1946913
System control number
0013A8C7-448D-4A00-BBE0-4F14A1946913

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