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The Resource The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45, Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell

The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45, Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell

Label
The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
Title
The pianist
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
Statement of responsibility
Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell
Title variation
pianist
Title variation remainder
the extraordinary story of one mans survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pol
  • eng
Summary
Suppressed for decades, this post-World War II memoir of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a musician who survived in Warsaw between 1939 and 1945, offers a testimony to the power of music and humanity
Member of
Summary
A stirring long-suppressed memoir about a pianist's incredible survival in Warsaw during World War II discusses the terrible deaths of family members and shows how he was saved by a German officer who had heard him playing the piano. 15,000 first printing
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
Biography type
autobiography
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170996
Cataloging source
DLC
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Szpilman, Władysław
Dewey number
  • 940.53/18/092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hosenfeld, Wilm
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True
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  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Warsaw (Poland)
  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Jews
  • Poland
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
Label
The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45, Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Hour of the children and the mad
  • Postscript
  • Extracts from the Diary of Captain Wilm Hosenfeld
  • Epilogue: a bridge between Władysław Szpilman and Wilm Hosenfeld / Wolf Biermann
  • War
  • First Germans
  • My father bows to the Germans
  • Are you Jews?
  • Dancing in chłodna street
  • Fine gesture by Mrs K
  • Anthill under threat
Control code
ocm41628199
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780312263768
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
99036033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41628199
Label
The pianist : the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45, Władysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • Hour of the children and the mad
  • Postscript
  • Extracts from the Diary of Captain Wilm Hosenfeld
  • Epilogue: a bridge between Władysław Szpilman and Wilm Hosenfeld / Wolf Biermann
  • War
  • First Germans
  • My father bows to the Germans
  • Are you Jews?
  • Dancing in chłodna street
  • Fine gesture by Mrs K
  • Anthill under threat
Control code
ocm41628199
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9780312263768
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
99036033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)41628199

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