Legends of Our Time

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Legends of Our Time

By Elie Wiesel

Schocken Books Inc, Paperback, 9780805211757, 208pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2004

Description

A collection of tales immortalizing the heroic deeds and visions of people Wiesel knew during and after World War II.



About the Author
ELIE WIESELwas fifteen years old when he was deported to Auschwitz. After the war he became a journalist and writer in Paris, and since then has written more than fifty books, both fiction and nonfiction. His masterwork, "Night, "was a national best seller when it was republished in 2006 in a new English translation. Wiesel has been awarded the United States Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the French Legion of Honor's Grand Cross, 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."