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On Sale: September 14, 2011
Pages: 256 | ISBN: 978-0-307-80643-7
Published by : Schocken Knopf
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"One of the great writers of our generation" (The New Republic) weaves together memories of his life before the Holocaust and his great struggle to find meaning afterwards. Included are Wiesel's landmark speeches, among them his powerful testimony at the trial of Klaus Barbie and his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

Table of Contents


Why I Write
To Believe or Not to Believe
Inside a Library
The Stranger in the Bible
A Celebration of Friendship
Peretz Markish
Dialogues
Pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Night
Sighet Again
Kaddish in Cambodia
Making the Ghosts Speak
Passover
Meeting Again
Trivializing Memory
Bitburg
Testimony at the Barbie Trial
When Memory Brings People Together
More Dialogues
What Really Makes Us Free?
Are We Afraid of Peace?
The Nobel Address
The Nobel Lecture
Elie Wiesel

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ELIE WIESEL is the author of more than fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction. He is a recipient of the United States Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor’s Grand-Croix, an honorary knighthood of the British Empire and, in 1986, the Nobel Peace Prize. Since 1976, he has been the Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University.


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