All Rivers Run to the Sea: Memoirs (Paperback)

Memoirs

By Elie Wiesel

Schocken Books Inc, 9780805210286, 464pp.

Publication Date: October 22, 1996

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Description

In this first volume ofhis two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in theRomanian village of Sighet through the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the years of spiritual struggle, to his emergence asa witness for the Holocaust's martyrs and survivors andfor the State of Israel, and as a spokesman for humanity. With 16 pages of black-and-white photographs.
"From the abyss of the death campsWiesel has come as a messenger to mankind--not with a message of hate and revenge, but with one of brotherhood and atonement."
"--From the citation for the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize.



About the Author

ELIE WIESEL was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The author of more than fifty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, he was Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University for forty years. Wiesel died in 2016.
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