Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Customer service is our top priority!. Over all it was a pretty good book and I would recomend it. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. He has a great mind, one that has experienced great sorrow and disappointment yet still seeks the light.
His mother and younger sister perished there, his two older sisters survived. This story leaves so much unsaid yet I felt so much following the words of both father and son. About this Item: Schocken, 1998. Translated from the french by Marion Wiesel. It is a must-read for anyone who knows Holocaust survivors or their children.
Signed by the author, first Franklin edition. Translated from the French by Marion Weisel. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. In this novel atrocities and resulting loss haunt the next generation of survivors. With a strong desire to write, Elie worked as a journalist in Paris before coming to the United States in 1956. To me I think that there are better books describing the ghettoes in Poland and the outcome. This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best.
Dustjacket is slightly torn in the back. Saying too much about this would reveal the plot. About this Item: Schocken, 1998. One small blue pen mark on page bottom edges. I thought that it was a good book because it was told from a couple points of view. Reuven Tamiroff has never been able to speak about his past to his son, a young man who yearns to understand his father's silence. The spine may show signs of wear.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Reuven Tamiroff, a Holocaust survivor, has never been able to speak about his past to his son, a young man who yearns to understand his father's silence. Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1985. I had the privilege of reading a signed first edition of this book passed down from my Dad, and the rich smell, thick pages, and classic hardcover added to the experience of reading this book. Bookseller: , New York, United States Publisher: Summit Date of Publication: 1985 Binding: Hardcover Condition: This is the stated Summit First Edition from 1985.
There is no moment of joy in this tale. The text is clean, The Cover is in Very nice condition with a tiny soil mark on the upper front corner. All edges gilt, marbled endpapers, silk ribbon bookmark. Otherwise it is very slow and disjointed Survivors of terrible trauma can never fully reclaim their lives. Dustwrapper is in nice condition. I really enjoyed Elie Wiesel's writing style.
There were parts of the book that were enlightening but for the most part it was very hard to read. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. About this Item: Schocken, 1998. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Fifth Son English and French Edition and it was written by , Translator. His parents are holocaust survivors and he is determined to know their history.
This story leaves so much unsaid yet I felt so much following the words of both father and son. Elie Wiesel has been Distinguished Professor of Judaic Studies at the City University of New York 1972-1976 , and first Henry Luce Visiting Scholar in the Humanities and Social Thought at Yale University 1982-1983. For this same reason, Mr. The dialogue has a haunting quality which led me to wonder what horror was to come. His son desperately searches for the keys to his father's behavior, searching out stories of his past through every possible means. Translated from the French by Marion Wiesel. This book is in full leather with hubbed spines.
Raised spine bands in the traditional method of fine bookbinding. Signed by Author on front endpaper. Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. His wife, Marion, has translated most of his books into English. When the mystery is finally revealed it is done delicately, and a new conflict emerges, with a satisfactory conclusion. New York:: Summit Books,, 1985.