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The pianist: the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

The pianist: the extraordinary story of one man's survival in Warsaw, 1939-45

Szpilman, Władysław

Władysław Szpilman was a young Jewish pianist who managed to stay alive throughout WW2. Immediately afterwards he wrote this moving account. Today, Szpilman is an internationally renowned classical pianist

Book. English.
Published London: Phoenix, 2002
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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
ISBN: 0753814056, 9780753814055
Note: Film tie-in.
Note: This translation originally published: London: Victor Gollancz, 1999.
Language note: Translated from the Polish.
Physical Description: 222 p., [4] p. of plates : facsim., ports. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Poland Warsaw.; Szpilman, Władysław.; Jews Poland Warsaw Biography.; World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, Polish.
Uniform Title: Śmierć miasta. English