Schindler's List: Booker Prize Winner 1982 by Thomas Keneally
A stunning novel based on the true story of how German war profiteer and prison camp Direktor Oskar Schindler came to save more Jews from the gas chambers than any other, single person during World War II. In this milestone of Holocaust literature, Thomas Keneally uses the actual testimony of the Schindlerjuden - Schindler's Jews - to brilliantly portray the courage and cunning of a good man in the midst of unspeakable evil. 'A masterful account of the growth of the human soul.'-Los Angeles Times Book Review 'An extraordinary tale...no summary can adequately convey the stratagems and reverses and sudden twists of fortune. A notable achievement.' -The New York Review of Books THOMAS KENEALLY, novelist, playwright, and producer, is the author of numerous critically acclaimed novels, including The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, The Playmaker, A Family Madness, and Woman of the Inner Sea.