Book #29821

The Testament - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Elie Wiesel

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [ii], 346, [4] pages
Publisher: New York: Summit Books, 1980.
ISBN: 0671448331

An attractive first printing of the first American edition in Fine condition in Nearly Fine, lightly tanned dustjacket with crease to front flap; SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel.

Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel's blend of history and imagination. In the 1950s, Russia's greatest Jewish writers were secretly executed by Stalin. Paltiel Kossover is about to face the same but, unlike his real-life counterparts, he is permitted to leave a written testament. Translated from the original French, Testament d'un poète juif assassiné.

Price: $170.00

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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