Night (book)

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Night
AuthorElie Wiesel
LanguageEnglish
English translators
Publication date
1956: Un di Velt Hot Geshvign (Yiddish). Buenos Aires: Central Union of Polish Jews in Argentina, 245 pages.
First translation1958: La Nuit (French). Paris: Les Éditions de Minuit, 178 pages.[1]
Published in English
1960: Night. New York: Hill & Wang; London: MacGibbon & Kee, 116 pages.
ISBN978-0-8090-7350-4 (Stella Rodway translation. New York: Hill & Wang, 1960.)
ISBN 978-0-553-27253-6 (Stella Rodway translation. New York: Bantam Books, 1982.)
ISBN 978-0-374-50001-6 (Marion Wiesel translation. New York: Hill & Wang/Oprah Book Club, 2006.)
LC ClassD811 W4823 1960 (Hill & Wang, 1960)
Followed byDawn (1961), Day (1962) 

Night is a memoir by Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel. It was published in 1982 in Yiddish, French, and English. The story is about Wiesel's survival and struggle during the Holocaust. The soup consumed by Wiesel was described as "[tasting] of death" in a memorable quote.

References[change | change source]

  1. For 178 pages: Elie Wiesel, All Rivers Run to the Sea, Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2010 [1995], 319; Annette Wieviorka, The Era of the Witness, Cornell University Press, 2006, 34.