Messengers of God: A True Story of Angelic Presence and the Return to the Age of Miracles

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Messengers of God: A True Story of Angelic Presence and the Return to the Age of Miracles

by Elie Wiesel

Simon & Schuster | March 7, 1985 | Trade Paperback |

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For better readers, this book supplies portraits of biblical figures from Adam to Job.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: March 7, 1985

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 067154134X

ISBN - 13: 9780671541347

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Messengers of God: A True Story of Angelic Presence and the Return to the Age of Miracles

by Elie Wiesel

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 256 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: March 7, 1985

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 067154134X

ISBN - 13: 9780671541347

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For better readers, this book supplies portraits of biblical figures from Adam to Job.

About the Author

Born in Sighet, Romania, Elie Wiesel was the son of a grocer. In 1944 he and his family were deported, along with other Jews, to the Nazi death camps. His father died in Buchenwald and his mother and his younger sisters at Auschwitz. (Wiesel did not learn until after the war that his older sisters had also survived.) Upon liberation from the camps, Wiesel boarded a train for Western Europe with other orphans. The train arrived in France, where he chose to remain. He settled first in Normandy and later in Paris, where he completed his education at the Sorbonne (from 1948 to 1951). To support himself, he did whatever he could, including tutoring, directing a choir, and translating. Eventually he began working as a reporter for various French and Jewish publications. Emotionally unable at first to write about his experience of the Holocaust, in the mid-1950s the novelist Francois Mauriac urged him to speak out and tell the world of his experiences. The result was La Nuit (1958), later translated as Night (1960), the story of a teenage boy plagued with guilt for having survived the death camps and for questioning his religious faith. Before the book was published, Wiesel had moved to New York (in 1956), where he continued writing and eventually began teaching. He became a naturalized American citizen in 1963, following a long recuperation from a car accident. Since the publication of Night, Wiesel has become a major writer, literary critic, and journalist. As a writer steeped in
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