Night (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, Feb 7, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 144 pages
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A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel

Night is Elie Wieselís 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, Elieís wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the authorís 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 manís 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.

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Great story, sparse prose, five stars. - Goodreads

Review: Night (The Night Trilogy #1)

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One of the themes in book is love, some examples of love in the book is when he stays with his father and gives him some of his ration of food,and when his father wouldn't wake up in the train when ... Read full review

Review: Night (The Night Trilogy #1)

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The non-fiction novel "Night" is a truly inspiring book on the Holocaust told through the perspective of a 15 year old boy, Elie. The true story is told in an amazing and perfected form that intrigues ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

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 Oprahís 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.

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