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The pianist

the extraordinary story of one man"s survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

by WЕ‚adysЕ‚aw Szpilman

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Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Szpilman, Władysław,
  • Jews -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Biography,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Personal narratives,
  • Jewish musicians -- Poland -- Warsaw -- Biography,
  • Warsaw (Poland) -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWładysław Szpilman ; with extracts from the diary of Wilm Hosenfeld ; foreword by Andrzej Szpilman ; epilogue by Wolf Biermann ; translated by Anthea Bell
    GenreBiography, Personal narratives
    ContributionsHosenfeld, Wilm
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS135.P63 S94713 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17093985M
    ISBN 100312244150
    LC Control Number99036033

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