The Road to Rescue: The Untold Story of Schindler's List (Paperback)

The Untold Story of Schindler's List

By Pemper

Other Press (NY), 9781590514948, 250pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2011



The film "Schindler's List" popularized the true story of a German businessman who helped save 1,200 Jewish prisoners. But few know how those lists were made possible. Pemper's compelling and moving memoir tells the less-known story of how Schindler's list really came to pass.

About the Author

Mietek Pemper was born in Krakow in 1920. He studied law and economics, and, after 1945, sociology at Krakow's Jagiellonian University. Between completing his master's degree and leaving in 1958, he held a leading position in the office for auditing state-owned companies. He now lives in Augsburg, Germany.