Book #19815

The Judges - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Elie Wiesel
The Judges - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [viii], 209, [7] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.
ISBN: 0375409092

First edition/first printing unread Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Elie Wiesel on the title page.

Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel tells the story of five strangers, stranded during a snowstorm, finding themselves manipulated by a host who calls himself the Judge and declares that one of them will die before morning. Through the long night, the characters take stock of their lives and identify what inspires them to cling to life. There is George, the archivist who has discovered a dangerously revealing document and whose "ambition it is to evoke the memory of memory"; Yoav, the Israeli commando who believes that "each man was his own executioner and his own victim"; and Razziel, who lost the memory of his childhood to torturers and was on his way to meet the man who could unlock his past.

Price: $760.00

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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