Searching For Schindler

Keneally Tom

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Cover Type: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publisher Place: North Sydney
Publisher Year: 2007
Edition: First Edition

Description: 304 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. A Memoir Of Tom's Journey Around The World To Discover The Complete Story Of Oskar Schindler And Those On His Now Famous List.

Publishers Description: In 1980 Tom Keneally was in Beverley Hills returning from the Sorrento film festival where The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith had been showing. Looking for a new briefcase, Tom meets the Polish-Jewish Leopold Pfefferberg Page aka Poldek and his life for the next few years is taken over by this charismatic and driven man and the story he wants shared. "It's a story for you, I swear," he says to Tom. The story is of course that of 'The all-drinking, all-screwing, all black-marketeering Nazi. But to me he was Jesus Christ, Oskar Schindler". And Poldek shared with Tom the story of SCHINDLER'S ARK which went on to win the Booker Prize and ultimately to become the Oscar award-winning film SCHINDLER'S LIST. Schindler, the ruined Catholic hedonist, had something ambiguous about him that appealled to the ex-seminarian Tom Keneally who still struggled with his own Catholicism and his humanist view of the world. Oskar showed that virtue, regardless of race, creed or religion, emerged where it would. Tom was a small child during WWII and these memories, along with the appeal of Schindler and Poldek's insistence, influenced him to write the book SCHINDLER'S ARK. Oskar and his Jews reduced the Holo

ISBN: 9781740512015

(160458)

304 pages. Book and Jacket are both in Very good condition throughout. A Memoir Of Tom's Journey Around The World To Discover The Complete Story Of Oskar Schindler And Those On His Now Famous List.



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