Searching for Schindler: A Memoir by Thomas Keneally

bookshelves: published-2007, autumn-2015, autobiography-memoir, jewish, radio-4x, nonfiction, nazi-related

Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Christine
Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from October 16 to 17, 2015

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00dy…

Description: Thomas Keneally’s account of his discovery of the story of Oskar Schindler, which became the basis for his Booker Prize-winning novel Schindler’s Ark and the Oscar-winning film Schindler’s List.

1/5: Keneally’s account of his discovery of the story of Oscar Schindler

2/5: Poldek and Thomas set out to meet the Australian and American Schindlerjuden, the Jews saved by Oskar.

3/5: Poldek takes Keneally to Poland to witness ‘the intimacy of horror’ in the Krakow ghetto.

4/5: The journey ends in Israel and Thomas goes home to write his book.

5/5: Spielberg is interested in making Schindler’s Ark into a film

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