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Dawn

Elie Wiesel

Dawn

Elie Wiesel

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Two men wait through the night in British-controlled Palestine for dawn--and for death. One is a captured English officer. The other is Elisha, a young Israeli freedom fighter whose assignment is to kill the officer in reprisal for Britain's execution of a Jewish prisoner. Elisha's past is the nightmare memory of Nazi death camps. He is the only surviving member of his family. His future is a cherished dream of life in the promised homeland. But at daybreak his present will become the tortured reality of a principled man ordered to commit cold-blooded murder. Resonant with feeling, "Dawn" is an unforgettable journey into the human heart--and an eloquent statement about the moral basis of the new Israel."

- Publisher A young survivor of the Holocaust now in Israel must execute a British officer at dawn.

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About "Dawn"

Two men wait through the night in British-controlled Palestine for dawn--and for death. One is a captured English officer. The other is Elisha, a young Israeli freedom fighter whose assignment is to kill the officer in reprisal for Britain's execution of a Jewish prisoner. Elisha's past is the nightmare memory of Nazi death camps. He is the only surviving member of his family. His future is a cherished dream of life in the promised homeland. But at daybreak his present will become the tortured reality of a principled man ordered to commit cold-blooded murder. Resonant with feeling, "Dawn" is an unforgettable journey into the human heart--and an eloquent statement about the moral basis of the new Israel."
- Publisher

A young survivor of the Holocaust now in Israel must execute a British officer at dawn.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Elie Wiesel

Author of more than forty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, Elie Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. He is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University. He lives in New York City.

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  • Catalogue Code 95426
  • Product Code 0553225367
  • EAN 9780553225365
  • Pages 112
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bantam Books
  • Publication Date Aug 1982
  • Dimensions 174 x 106 x 7 mm
  • Weight 0.062kg

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