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Night / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel.

Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016 (author.). Wiesel, Marion. (Added Author).
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Location: Fennell STACKS DS135.R73 .W54 2006
Barcode: 30731101222671
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780809073566
  • ISBN: 0809073560
  • ISBN: 9780809073559
  • ISBN: 0809073552
  • Physical Description: xxi, 120 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed. of new translation.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hill and Wang, a division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Preface to the New Translation by Elie Wiesel -- Foreword by François Mauriac -- Night -- The Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Delivered by Elie Wiesel in Oslo (Norway) on December 10, 1986.
Summary, etc.:
Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to the Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald. [This book] is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel's memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence, and his despair as a deeply observant Jew confronting the absolute evil of man.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 4.8 4.0 Quiz: 5279.
Reading Counts High School 8.7 6.0 Quiz.
Language Note:
Translation of: Un di ṿelṭ hoṭ geshṿign.
Subject: Jews > Romania > Sighetu Marmației > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Romania > Sighetu Marmației > Personal narratives.
Sighetu Marmației (Romania) > Biography.
Jews > Romania > Sighet > Biography.
Wiesel, Elie, 1928- Childhood and youth.
Sighet (Romania) > Biography.
Jews > Romania > Sighet > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Romania > Sighet > Personal narratives.
Concentration Camps.
Holocaust.
Jews.
Genre: Autobiography.
War and conflict.