Book #15207

A Mad Desire To Dance - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Elie Wiesel
A Mad Desire To Dance - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Elie Wiesel.
A Mad Desire To Dance - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [x], 271, [7] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
ISBN: 0307266508

A first printing of the first US edition in unread As New condition in alike dustjacket, SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel directly on the title page. Originally published in France as Un désir fou de danser by Édition de Seuil;

Wiesel's tale of Doriel Waldman, expatriate in New York, who remembers his childhood in a Polish village and guiltsuffers from a profound sense of desperation and loss. In his studies of Judaism, he comes to believe that he is possessed by a dybbuk and turns to psychoanalyst Dr. Thérèse Goldschmidt.

Price: $50.00

Author Bio

Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel, born Eliezer Wiesel on September 30, 1928 in Romania, Jewish writer, professor, political activist and Holocaust survivor. He is the author of over 40 books, the best known of which is Night, a memoir that describes his experiences during the Holocaust and his imprisonment in several concentration camps. First written in Yiddish as the 900-page Un di velt hot geshvign (And the World Remained Silent), published in Buenos Aires. Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986.

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