The year was The village of Sighet in Hungary had been grasped by the evil and unrelenting hand of Hitler, and its people Indifference is not a response. Indifference is not a beginning; it is an end. Dawn is an eloquent meditation on the compromises, justifications, and sacrifices that human beings make when they murder other human beings. For more than 45 years, Professor Wiesel delighted, challenged and engaged our community.
Night is an unmistakably autobiographical account of the author's own gruesome experiences in Nazi Germany's death camps. Told through the eyes of 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. Recounting the evils at Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Wiesel's enduring classic of Holocaust literature raises questions of continuing significance for all future generations: How could man commit these horrors, and could such an evil ever be repeated? Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. This definitive edition features a new translation from the original French by Wiesel's wife and frequent translator, Marion Wiesel. Read more Read less.
The author of more than fifty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, he was Andrew W. Wiesel died in On some level, we all wonder if we would have what it takes to pit ourselves against the worst the world can possibly offer and make it out alive. Night is an unmistakably autobiographical account of the author's own gruesome experiences in Nazi Germany's death camps
The year was The village of Sighet in Hungary had been grasped by the evil and unrelenting hand of Hitler, and its people hurtled down into the black depths of annihilation. For the next year, young Elie Wiesel witnessed the agonizing, tortured death of all he loved - family, friends, and religious devotion. Birkenua, Auschwitz, Buna, Buchenwald. That he survived these death camps is a miracle even he finds impossible to comprehend. Night is Wiesel's memoir of the Holocaust as told through the eyes of a year-old. The author was awarded the Congressional Medal of Freedom in , and in the Nobel Peace Prize for his enduring efforts to keep the memory of the Holocaust alive so that such a tragedy would not repeat itself. Follow Us On. Search Go Advanced Search. Buy from a third party:.