Wiesel, Elie 1928-
Most widely held works about Elie Wiesel
Most widely held works by Elie Wiesel
Night by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
130 editions published between 1956 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 4,815 libraries worldwide
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.
Night by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
229 editions published between 1958 and 2011 in 19 languages and held by 3,483 libraries worldwide
"Night--A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family...the death of his innocence...and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The diary of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to happen again"--Provided by publisher.
All rivers run to the sea : memoirs by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
85 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 10 languages and held by 3,010 libraries worldwide
Wiesel recounts his life's story, from his childhood in the Carpathian mountains, to his imprisonment in Auschwitz and Buchenwald, to his career as a journalist, and winning the Nobel Peace prize.
Dawn by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
82 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 2,521 libraries worldwide
Deals with the conflicts and thoughts of a young Jewish concentration-camp veteran as he prepares to assassinate a British hostage in occupied Palestine.
The forgotten by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 2,428 libraries worldwide
A profoundly moving novel about a Holocaust survivor's struggle to remember both the heroic and the shameful events of his past, and about his American-born son's need to assimilate his father's life into his own.
The judges : a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
32 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,324 libraries worldwide
When their plane from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather, five passengers seek refuge at a nearby house where they encounter their enigmatic host, known only as the Judge, who forces them to confront the reality and meaning of their lives.
A beggar in Jerusalem, a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
74 editions published between 1960 and 2007 in 11 languages and held by 2,294 libraries worldwide
This haunting novel takes place in the days following the Six-Day War. A Holocaust survivor visits the newly reunited city of Jerusalem. At the Western Wall he encounters the beggars and madmen who congregate there every evening, and who force him to confront the ghosts of his past and his ties to the present. Weaving together myth and mystery, parable and paradox, Wiesel bids the reader to join him on a spiritual journey back and forth in time, always returning to Jerusalem.
Souls on fire; portraits and legends of Hasidic masters by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
66 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 12 languages and held by 2,114 libraries worldwide
His book is difficult for me to describe, I guess I can only say that along with 'Man's Search for Meaning' by Viktor E. Frankl, 'Souls on Fire' by Elie Wiesel is among the two books that have changed my life.In these powerful and beautiful stories of Jewish Hasidic masters Elie Wiesel teaches us to fight depression by deliberately cultivating joy,that we must enjoy life in spite of life,that death is never the answer,and that that life is sacred,so much so that in spite of anything we have suffered we must say yes to this life.
The fifth son : a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
46 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in 10 languages and held by 1,938 libraries worldwide
When a Holocaust survivor's son discovers that his brooding father has been haunted for years by his role in the murder of a brutal SS officer just after the war, the son also discovers that the Nazi is still alive. What begins as a quest for his father's love becomes a reenactment of the past, as the son sets out to complete his father's act of revenge.
Twilight by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
32 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 9 languages and held by 1,927 libraries worldwide
Translation of: Le crepuscule, au loin. Raphael Lipkin's fruitless search for Pedro, decades after the war, brings him to a clinic where he encounters men whose delusions spring from the Bible.
The accident by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
53 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,912 libraries worldwide
Eliezer is a successful journalist and death camp survivor who steps into the pat of an oncoming taxi. Critically injured, he searches the tragic events of his life for answers. How could the Holocaust happen? What kind of God would allow such unthinkable acts to be perpetrated? And as Eliezer lies dying, another extraordinary question emerges. Was he the victim of an accident, did he commit suicide, or was he overwealmed by a potentially fatal indifference to life?
And the sea is never full : memoirs 1969 by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
42 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,906 libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material.
A mad desire to dance : a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,822 libraries worldwide
Sixty year-old Doriel Waldman, a Polish Jew born in 1936, is on the verge of insanity until Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt draws him out with his story of surviving the Holocaust in hiding with his father while his mother made a reputation for herself in the Polish resistance--only to die in an accident shortly after the war.
Messengers of God : Biblical portraits and legends by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
48 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in 10 languages and held by 1,776 libraries worldwide
Discusses the Biblical stories of Adam, Job, Jacob, Cain and Abel, Abraham, Joseph, and Moses.
The oath by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
24 editions published between 1973 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
An old Jew who has, for more than fifty years, kept an oath of silence about the fate of his village in Eastern Europe breaks it to save the life of a young stranger.
The testament : a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
49 editions published between 1976 and 2001 in 10 languages and held by 1,644 libraries worldwide
Fictional account of a Jewish poet living, mainly in Russia, during the first turbulent fifty years of the Twentieth Century.
The gates of the forest by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
53 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
Allegory about a nameless stranger who sacrifices himself to save a Jewish boy, hiding in a Hungarian forest in World War 2.
The Sonderberg case : a novel by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
23 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
Ruminating on his past relationships with the men in his family, New York city theater critic Yedidyah is assigned to cover the murder trial of a German expatriate whose enigmatic plea triggers Yedidyah's own revelations.
The night trilogy by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 1,380 libraries worldwide
Autobiographical account of an adolescent boy and his father in Auschwitz.
The Jews of silence; a personal report on Soviet Jewry by Elie Wiesel ( Book )
76 editions published between 1952 and 2007 in 12 languages and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Audiobooks Authors, American Authors, French Bible. Biography Children of Holocaust survivors Civilization, Modern Concentration camps Criticism, interpretation, etc. Ethics Ethnic relations Fathers and sons Fiction France Hasidim History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Holocaust (Jewish theology) Holocaust survivors Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Interviews Jewish authors Jewish authors--Travel Jewish meditations Jewish men Jews Jews--Persecutions Jews--Politics and government Judaism Judaism and literature Juvenile works Legends Literature Middle East--Palestine Murder--Psychological aspects National liberation movements New York (State) New York (State)--New York Personal narratives Personal narratives--Jewish Prejudices Religion Romania--Sighet Soviet Union Storytelling Translations Travel United States Wiesel, Elie,--1928- World War (1939-1945)
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