byElie WieselTranslated byMarion WieselPreface byElie Wiesel

January 16, 2006|
Night by Elie Wiesel
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A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel

Night is Elie Wiesel''s 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, Elie''s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author''s 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 man''s 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.

Elie Wiesel (1928-2016) 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, and continues to be an important reminder of man''s capacity for inhumanity. Wiesel was Andrew W. Mellon P...
Title:NightFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.3 X 5.56 X 0.39 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.3 X 5.56 X 0.39 inPublished:16 janvier 2006Publisher:Farrar, Straus And GirouxLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0374500010

ISBN - 13:9780374500016

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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