Book #45656

The Fifth Son - 1st English Trade Edition/1st Printing

Elie Wiesel
The Fifth Son - 1st English Trade Edition/1st Printing. Elie Wiesel.
The Fifth Son - 1st English Trade Edition/1st Printing

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [12] 13-220 pages
Publisher: New York: Summit Books, 1985.
ISBN: 0671523317

First English Trade edition/first printing (only preceded by a privately published Franklin Library edition and the French original) with minor yellowing to pages in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. SIGNED by author and Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel directly on the title page.

Elie Wiesel's story of Rueven Tamiroff, a Jewish librarian in New York, Holocaust survivor and a father who struggles to communicate with his son, desperately searching for the keys to his father's behavior. Obsessed with discovering the truth, the son's travels take him back to Germany and into the horrors of history. Translated from the original French by his wife Marion Erster Rose.

Price: $190.00

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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