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Night

Night - 06 edition

Night - 06 edition

ISBN13: 9780374500016

ISBN10: 0374500010

Night by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel - ISBN 9780374500016
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Hill and Wang
Published: 2006
International: No
Night by Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel - ISBN 9780374500016

ISBN13: 9780374500016

ISBN10: 0374500010

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 06

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Summary

Night by Elie Wiesel is a literary masterpiece and a candid, horrific and deeply poignant autobiographical account of Wiesel's survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. In this new 2006 translation by Elie's Wife, Marion Wiesel, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man. As Marion was frequently Wiesel's translator, she was able to capture this memoir in the language and spirit truest to her husband s original intent.

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.

Author Bio

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.