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The Pianist

The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

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The Pianist

The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

2 edition
  • 5.00 ·
  • 3 Ratings
  • 93 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading
  • 7 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Picador
Language
English
Pages
224

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A Jewish pianist's real-life account of survival in World War II Warsaw. Separated in a mêlée, he fights to rejoin his family as they board the death train, but police block him. "Papa!" he cries. The father waves, "as if I were setting out into life and he was already greeting me from beyond the grave."

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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945
December 20, 2002, Picador
Paperback in English - 2 edition
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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945
September 2, 2000, Picador
Paperback in English
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The Pianist
December 30, 1999, Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
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The Pianist
1999, Picador
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First Sentence

"I began my wartime career as a pianist in the Cafe Nowoczesna, which was in Nowolipki Street in the very heart of the Warsaw ghetto."

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
224
Dimensions
7.9 x 5.5 x 0.4 inches
Weight
7.2 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL9317832M
ISBN 10
0312311354
ISBN 13
9780312311353
OCLC/WorldCat
51514443
Library Thing
112213
Goodreads
777033

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