Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1974.
United Jewish Appeal Commemorative edition in Fine condition in original slipcase, SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate, Elie Wiesel directly on the half-title page. Bound in burgundy cloth with gold lettering.
Set in a small synagogue in post-Stalin Russia, this story is based on a Yom Kippur experience where Wiesel realized that his Rabbi no longer had the strength to imagine himself free. In the play, Zalmen, the beadle, works the Rabbi into a prophetical frenzy cursing wrong…a brilliang moment with bitter consequences.