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The Resource The pianist : the extraordinary true story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw 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 true story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell

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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
Statement of responsibility
Wladyslaw 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
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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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
  • 940.5318092
  • 920
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Hosenfeld, Wilm
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True
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  • Szpilman, Władysław
  • Jews
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish musicians
  • Warsaw (Poland)
Target audience
adult
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the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45
Label
The pianist : the extraordinary true story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
354557
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Picador USA edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780312244156
Lccn
99036033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312244156
  • (Sirsi) ABU-5407
Label
The pianist : the extraordinary true story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945, Wladyslaw 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
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
354557
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Picador USA edition.
Extent
222 pages
Isbn
9780312244156
Lccn
99036033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780312244156
  • (Sirsi) ABU-5407

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