Hostage by Elie Wiesel
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From Elie Wiesel, Nobel laureate and author of Night, a charged, deeply moving novel about the legacy of the Holocaust in today's troubled world and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
"Starred Review. Wiesel takes us on a journey through dream, memory, and especially storytelling in Hostage... He continues to remind us of the brilliant possibilities of the philosophical and political novel." - Kirkus Reviews
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Elie Wiesel Author Biography
Elie Wiesel was born on September 30th, 1928 in Sighet, Transylvania, which is now part of Romania. He was fifteen years old when he and his family were deported by the Nazis to Auschwitz. His mother Sarah and younger sister Tzipora perished, his two older sisters, Hilda and Beatrice, survived. Elie and his father Shlomo were later transported to Buchenwald, where his father died shortly before the camp was liberated in April 1945.
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