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Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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A memoir of Thomas Keneally's journey around the world to discover the complete story of Oskar Schindler and those Jews whose names were included on his now-famous list. In 1980, Keneally walked into a store in Beverly Hills owned by Polish Jew Leopold Pfefferberg Page to buy a new briefcase. For the next few years, Keneally's life was taken over by this charismatic and driven man, known as Poldek, and the story he wanted to share. The resulting book was Schindler's Ark, which went on to win the Booker Prize and ultimately became the Oscar-award-winning film Schindler's List. Keneally and Poldek travelled across the United States, Germany, Israel, Austria and Poland, interviewing survivors and discovering their extraordinary stories. Searching for Schindler is very much Thomas Keneally's journey; he reflects on his early days as a successful but less than confident writer, and how this book, the film it became and the people he met, changed his and his family's lives forever. (Source: LibrariesAustralia)

Notes

  • Dedication: In memory of Leopold Page, 2001, and to the continued health of Ludmila (Misia) Page.
  • Other formats: Also braille, sound recording, large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Knopf ; Random House Australia , 2007 .
      Extent: 304p.
      Description: illus., ports
      Written as: Tom Keneally
      Note/s:
      • Cover subtitle (dustjacket): Searching for Schindler : A Memoir.
      ISBN: 9781740512015 (hbk), 1740512014 (hbk)
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Doubleday , 2008 .
      Extent: 272 p., [16] p. of platesp.
      Edition info: 1st US ed.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports
      ISBN: 0385526172 (hbk), 9780385526173 (hbk)
    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
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      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sceptre , 2008 .
      Extent: 312 p., [16] p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 9780340963258 (hbk), 0340963255 (hbk)
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Vintage Books , 2008 .
      Extent: 304 p., [16] p. of platesp.
      Description: illus. (some col.), ports
      ISBN: 1741666155 (pbk), 9781741666151 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Publishing in the Big Apple : Thomas Keneally's Amazing American Adventure David Carter , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013; (p. 385-391)
Biography Toby Lichtig , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 30 January no. 5522 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Schindler Uncovered Paul Ham , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Times , 12 October 2008; (p. 62)
Unlikely Savior Ruth Franklin , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 2 November vol. 113 no. 44 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
The Schindler Story : A Writer's Journey Elaine Feinstein , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Times , 11 October 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
At a Glance Ed King , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Times , 12 October 2008; (p. 40)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
The Spectre of Spielberg Anne Applebaum , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Spectator , 18 October 2008; (p. 36)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Finding Oskar Carlo Gebler , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Irish Times , 25 October 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Searching for Schindler Scott Murray , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , no. 47 2008;

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Pilgrim's Progress Ray Cassin , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 29 September 2007; (p. 24-25)
Unfinished Business Nick Bray , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 October 2007; (p. 11)
When Thomas met Poldek Darren Levin (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: THe Australian Jewish News , 26 October vol. 74 no. 7 2007; (p. 6-7)
An Author Walks into a Shop... A. P. Riemer , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29-30 September 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Search for Schindler an Extended Voyage of Discovery Mark Thomas , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 October 2007; (p. 16)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Tom's Tapestry and Travels Chad Habel , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 295 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Untitled Matthia Dempsey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 87 no. 3 2007; (p. 40)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
In Pursuit of Humanity's Great, Sad Tale Barry Oakley , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 October 2007; (p. 11)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
This Week's Selections Anne Denny , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 October 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Lorien Kaye , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 December 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
An Author Walks into a Shop... A. P. Riemer , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 29-30 September 2007; (p. 34)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Search for Schindler an Extended Voyage of Discovery Mark Thomas , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 October 2007; (p. 16)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Tom's Tapestry and Travels Chad Habel , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , October no. 295 2007; (p. 15)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Untitled Matthia Dempsey , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 87 no. 3 2007; (p. 40)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
In Pursuit of Humanity's Great, Sad Tale Barry Oakley , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 13-14 October 2007; (p. 11)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
This Week's Selections Anne Denny , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 27 October 2007; (p. 19)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Off the Shelf : Memoir Lorien Kaye , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 1 December 2007; (p. 28)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Unlikely Savior Ruth Franklin , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 2 November vol. 113 no. 44 2008; (p. 17)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
The Schindler Story : A Writer's Journey Elaine Feinstein , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Times , 11 October 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
At a Glance Ed King , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Times , 12 October 2008; (p. 40)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
The Spectre of Spielberg Anne Applebaum , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Spectator , 18 October 2008; (p. 36)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Finding Oskar Carlo Gebler , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Irish Times , 25 October 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Biography Toby Lichtig , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 30 January no. 5522 2009; (p. 28)

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Searching for Schindler Scott Murray , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Senses of Cinema , no. 47 2008;

— Review of Searching for Schindler Thomas Keneally 2007 single work autobiography
Pilgrim's Progress Ray Cassin , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 29 September 2007; (p. 24-25)
Unfinished Business Nick Bray , 2007 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 October 2007; (p. 11)
When Thomas met Poldek Darren Levin (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: THe Australian Jewish News , 26 October vol. 74 no. 7 2007; (p. 6-7)
Schindler Uncovered Paul Ham , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Times , 12 October 2008; (p. 62)
Publishing in the Big Apple : Thomas Keneally's Amazing American Adventure David Carter , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Telling Stories : Australian Life and Literature 1935–2012 2013; (p. 385-391)
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