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A mesmerizing novel based on the true story of Oskar Schindler, a German industralist who saved and succored more than 1000 Jews from the Nazis at enormous financial and emotional expense.
Copyright 1992 Cahners Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
How the German Oskar Schindler came to save more than one thousand Polish Jews during the Holocaust is one of the most fascinating stories of the century. Although millions are now learning about Schindler through Steven Spielberg's recent Academy AwardR-winning film, his achievement first gained prominence with Keneally's 1982 "facticious" novel (which is also the basis for the film). Keneally's account is less melodramatic than the motion picture, and although he does not fully explain how a hedonistic German could have been so altered by the plight of the Jewish workers in his factory, he does make Schindler less enigmatic than the big-screen version. Ben Kingsley, one of the film's stars, reads in a calculatedly matter-of-fact tone, letting the story's power alone convey its complicated emotions. Highly recommended.
Michael Adams, Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Lib., Madison, N.J.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.
This review is dedicated by a Jew and Zionist Until Death, myself! , To the Righteous among the Nations, those Gentiles who have stood by the Jewish Nation in times of travail and... Read morePublished on July 14 2004 by Gary Selikow
I have wanted to see Spielberg's movie for quite some time, and I think I'm glad I read the book first. Read morePublished on July 6 2004 by Andrew W. Johns
Unfortunately, in the frenzy of media hype people seem to have picked up the strange impression, probably by liars like Spielberg, that this book is an "amazing true... Read morePublished on June 17 2004
Schindler's List is an extremely well written novel. It truly grasps your attention and makes you feel as if you're part of the story. Read morePublished on May 19 2004 by J.Lynch
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"Schindler's List" written by Thomas Keneally is a great book that took place in the late 193s. Oscar Schindler is a rich German man who trys to save as many Jews as possible from... Read morePublished on Jan. 30 2004 by cami h.
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