Schindler's List

Schindler's List

Large Print - 1994
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Reissued to coincide with the release of Steven Spielberg's film of the same name from Universal Pictures, this Booker Prize-winning novel tells the true story of one remarkable man who outwitted the Nazis to save more Jews during WWII than any single person. "A masterful account of the growth of the human soul". --LA Times Book Review. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
Publisher: [Hingham, MA] : Wheeler Pub., [1994], c1992
ISBN: 9781568951058
1568951051
Branch Call Number: x Large Print Coll
Characteristics: ix, 549 p. (large print) ; 24 cm

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Batman_
Feb 28, 2017

I loved the film by Spielberg which made me want to read the book. Unfortunately, the book wasn't that great. I guess Keneally was not sure whether to make it into a novel or a history book. I tried really hard to go through it, but I couldn't. The book is kind of boring in my opinion.

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alicat1
Feb 08, 2016

An important work to read and remember. The book chronicles Schindler's personal and private lives and his bravery to save his workers.

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jbrookins
Jan 13, 2016

I was sad to give this book back to the library.

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2101kol
Aug 19, 2013

This is a movie that will stay with you after watching it.

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spacecat
Jul 25, 2012

I put off reading this book for ten years after I saw the movie. I was worried I would find it too emotional and oppressive. I was surprised that it wasn't, really. After all, Schindler's List is told by the ones who survived. It is a tale of survival agains insurmountable odds, and of people's ingenuity in times of great stress, and of people who survived because others helped. I just kept flipping to the page where it credited "sources" and if I found that last name listed, it meant that someone in that family had gotten out. And then I could keep reading.

lurker Oct 18, 2011

Interesting portrait of the man behind the movie. Recommended for narrative non-fiction lovers.

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mvincelli
Mar 07, 2010

Original title was Schindler's Ark.

Very good.

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