Title Profile & Character Information

Schindler's List

Annotation
The basis for the Oscar-winning Spielberg movie, this novel recreates the story of Oskar Schindler, an Aryan who risked his life to protect Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland.

Awards
1982  Man Booker Prize for Fiction
1983  Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

Characters
NameSchindler, Oskar
GenderMale
OccupationIndustrialist
TraitsGerman
Catholic

GenreHistorical
Cinematization
Fiction
TopicsJewish Holocaust
World War II
Jewish sympathizers
SettingPoland