Book #22634

Hostage - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Elie Wiesel
Hostage - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Elie Wiesel.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [viii], 213, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
ISBN: 9780307599582

An attractive first printing of the first Trade edition, preceded only by a signed limited Easton Press edition in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket, only minute traces of wear (small closed tears).

Nobel Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel's tale of Shaltiel Feigenberg, a Jewish man who is kidnapped from his Brooklyn home. Held hostage to exchange for Palestinian prisoners, the man tries to fall back on his talents and history to survive the ordeal.

Price: $49.00

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.