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You need to read this book. Very powerful....
Elie Wiesel is the author of more than fifty books, including Night, his harrowing account of his experiences in Nazi concentration camps. The book, first published in 1955, was selected for Oprah's Book Club in 2006. Wiesel is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University, and lives with his family in New York City. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.
Night is Elie Wiesels masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elies wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the authors original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets mans capacity for inhumanity to man.
Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.
|Genre||BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs|
|Publisher Date||2006-01-16 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Hill & Wang Pub|
|Unit weight||0.3 lb|
|Country of Origin||United States|
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A must read... for all ages beginning in the teenage years. One man's journey through suffering and surrvival in the camps. This is a motivational read in its own.Read More
Elie Wiesel, there is not much more to say. His account of the time he and his father spent in concentration camps in Germany during WWII is devastating. He explores the emotions of a society gone crazy with compassion the silent victim. Those who choose to deny the existence of the depravity of those times should read and understand the horror and be grateful it was not them. I applaud this man's strength and character and ability to recover and move forward after such. My "entertainment" rating does not detract from this well written passage. This subject could never be entertaining.Read More
You need to read this book. Very powerful.Read More
This book is a first hand account of the struggle that Elie Wiesel went through as a young teen in the concentration camps. He writes with great feeling and I felt his sadness come through the pages. A wonderfully written account of the strength he had getting through a period in his life facing inhuman experiences.Read More
Awesome story, simply and honestly told. Kept my son's interest and made an A on his book report!Read More
I loved reading the book,the writing is interesting. I ordered a used book and it was more used as I expected!Read More
I first read this book in H.S. and had to pick up again. I've brought the book about 2 or 3x and I LOVE it! It's a great book and shows a truth of what happened to many people in the HolocaustRead More
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