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Wiesel, Marion

Overview
Works: 41 works in 195 publications in 5 languages and 16,553 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Personal narratives  Fiction  Legends  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Creative nonfiction  History  Autobiographies  Historical fiction  Documentary films 
Roles: Translator, Author, Adapter, Editor, Other
Classifications: PQ2683.I32, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marion Wiesel
Night by Elie Wiesel( Book )

33 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 4,860 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Though technically a novel, Night is also an unmistakably autobiographical depiction of the author's own gruesome experiences in Nazi Germany's death camps. Told throught the eyes of 14-year-old- Eliezer, the tragic fate of the Jews from the little town of Sighet unfolds with a heart-wrenching inevitability. Even as they are stuffed into cattle cars bound for Auschwitz, the townspeople refuse to believe rumors of anti-Semitic atrocities. Not until they are marched toward the blazing crematory at the camp's 'reception center' does the terrible truth sink in"--Container
Twilight by Elie Wiesel( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member 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
Souls on fire : portraits and legends of Hasidic masters by Elie Wiesel( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1993 in English and held by 1,422 WorldCat member 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 oath by Elie Wiesel( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1986 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an attempt to avert a suicide, Azriel tells the saga of Kolvillag where all Jews (but one) are killed in pogroms
Zalmen, or, The madness of God by Marion Wiesel( Book )

12 editions published between 1971 and 1987 in English and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Yom Kippur eve in 1965, Elie Wiesel found himself in Russia, "in a synagogue crowded with people. The air was stifling. The cantor was chanting ... Suddenly a mad thought crossed my mind: Something is about to happen; any moment now the Rabbi will wake up, shake himself, pound the pulpit and cry out, shout his pain, his rage, his truth. I felt the tension building up inside me; the wait became unbearable. But nothing happened ... It was too late. The Rabbi no longer had the strength to imagine himself free." In Zalmen, or The Madness of God, Wiesel gives his Rabbi that strength, the courage to voice his oppression and isolation, and the result is a passionate cry. This play illuminates not only the plight of the Soviet Jew, but the anguish of individuals everywhere who must survive'and yet long for something more than mere survival. (Adapted for the stage by Marion Wiesel.)
Somewhere a master : further Hasidic portraits and legends by Elie Wiesel( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in English and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The night trilogy : Night ; Dawn ; Day by Elie Wiesel( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three works deal with a concentration camp survivor, a hostage holder in Palestine, and a recovering accident victim
[Hagadah shel Pesaḥ] = A Passover haggadah by Elie Wiesel( Book )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Hebrew and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With this Passover Haggadah, Elie Wiesel and his friend Mark Podwal invite you to join them for the Passover Seder - the most festive event of the Jewish calendar. Read each year at the Seder table, the Haggadah recounts the miraculous tale of the liberation of the Children of Israel from slavery in Egypt, with a celebration of prayer, ritual, and song. Wiesel and Podwal guide you through the Haggadah and share their understanding and faith in a special illustrated edition that will be treasured for years to come." "Accompanying the traditional Haggadah text (which appears here in an accessible new translation) are Elie Wiesel's poetic interpretations, reminiscences, and instructive retelling of ancient legends. The Nobel laureate interweaves past and present as the symbolism of the Seder is explored. Wiesel's commentaries may be read aloud in their entirety or selected passages may be read each year to illuminate the timeless message of this beloved book of redemption."--Jacket
American dream by Arthur Cohn( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American dream: After President Ronald Regan broke the air traffic controllers' strike in 1981, American corporations declared open season on organized labor. This Academy Award winner for best documentary in 1991 presents the true-life story of the 1985-1986 workers' strike against Geo. A. Hormel & Company in Austin, Minnesota. When Geo. A. Hormel & Company made $2 million in profits, then cut its workers' salaries by $2.00 an hour each, the workers had only one option: Go out on strike. This film is documents the workers efforts to retain these middle-class, blue-collar jobs from beginning to end
To give them light : the legacy of Roman Vishniac by Roman Vishniac( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vibrant, intimate world of Vishniac's photographs contains shepherds and sages, waifs and dignitaries, cheder boys and traveling salesmen, housewives, shopkeepers, and "carriers of heavy loads." In the Carpathians, a man walks to work with a saw under one arm, a prayer shawl under the other. In Lublin, a woman sells baked goods at the Old City wall, while in the yeshiva, "entranced young faces look beyond earthly existence." In Vilna, children play ball at the entrance to the ghetto. For Vishniac, the glance or gesture of each mother, each child, was a story that had to be told. As Cornell Capa writes at the beginning of this volume, Roman Vishniac "was selected through divine grace to give us his memory of a world that has vanished, a world you are holding in your hands." Includes nearly 140 photographs as well as brief excerpts from Vishniac's unpublished diaries
Open heart by Elie Wiesel( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this unforgettable book, the award-winning writer, during his recovery after a life-threatening heart surgery, reflected on his many losses and accomplishments, and on all that remained to be done, sharing his aspirations for his writings and his hope that he made the world a better place
The trial of God (as it was held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod) : a play by Elie Wiesel( Book )

5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama set in a medieval village where three itinerant Jewish actors put God on trial to answer for his silence during a pogrom considers post-Holocaust issues
The testament : a novel by Elie Wiesel( Book )

9 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grisha Kossover, arriving in Russia in 1972, twenty years after his father, poet Paltiel Kossover, was executed by Stalin, is finally able to read the written testament his parent left behind and finds that it illuminates the shadowed places of his own life
And the sea is never full : memoirs 1969- by Elie Wiesel( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final volume of Elie Weisel's memoirs, discussing his life and actions since 1969 when he made the decision to become a militant advocate for Holocaust survivors and the disenfranchised throughout the world
Wo Menschen und Bücher lebten : Bilder aus der ostjüdischen Vergangenheit by Roman Vishniac( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in German and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messengers of God : Biblical portraits and legends by Elie Wiesel( Book )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the Biblical stories of Adam, Job, Jacob, Cain and Abel, Abraham, Joseph, and Moses
The fifth son : a novel by Elie Wiesel( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
NIGHT : a memoir by Elie Wiesel( )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wiesel's account of his time in concentration camps during the Holocaust with updated front and back matter to include speeches and essays commemorating his recent death"
Ani maamin : a song lost and found again = un chant perdu et retrouvé by Elie Wiesel( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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