Dawn Elie Wiesel

Dawn

Author: Elie Wiesel
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Book Title
Dawn
Author
Elie Wiesel
ISBN
9780809037728
"The author . . . has built knowledge into artistic fiction." --The New York Times Book ReviewElisha is a young Jewish man, a Holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in British-controlled Palestine; John Dawson is the captured English officer he will murder at dawn in retribution for the British execution of a fellow freedom fighter. The night-long wait for morning and death provides Dawn, Elie Wiesel's ever more timely novel, with its harrowingly taut, hour-by-hour narrative. Caught between the manifold horrors of the past and the troubling dilemmas of the present, Elisha wrestles with guilt, ghosts, and ultimately God as he waits for the appointed hour and his act of assassination. Dawn is an eloquent meditation on the compromises, justifications, and sacrifices that human beings make when they murder other human beings.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Elie WieselPublisher: Hill & WangPublished: 03/21/2006ISBN: 9780809037728Pages: 81Weight: 0.21lbsSize: 8.76h x 5.58w x 0.28dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 16709 / DawnReading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 4

"The author . . . has built knowledge into artistic fiction." --The New York Times Book Review

Elisha is a young Jewish man, a Holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in British-controlled Palestine; John Dawson is the captured English officer he will murder at dawn in retribution for the British execution of a fellow freedom fighter. The night-long wait for morning and death provides Dawn, Elie Wiesel's ever more timely novel, with its harrowingly taut, hour-by-hour narrative. Caught between the manifold horrors of the past and the troubling dilemmas of the present, Elisha wrestles with guilt, ghosts, and ultimately God as he waits for the appointed hour and his act of assassination. Dawn is an eloquent meditation on the compromises, justifications, and sacrifices that human beings make when they murder other human beings.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Elie Wiesel
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 03/21/2006
ISBN: 9780809037728
Pages: 81
Weight: 0.21lbs
Size: 8.76h x 5.58w x 0.28d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 16709 / Dawn
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 4

"The author . . . has built knowledge into artistic fiction." --The New York Times Book Review

Elisha is a young Jewish man, a Holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in British-controlled Palestine; John Dawson is the captured English officer he will murder at dawn in retribution for the British execution of a fellow freedom fighter. The night-long wait for morning and death provides Dawn, Elie Wiesel's ever more timely novel, with its harrowingly taut, hour-by-hour narrative. Caught between the manifold horrors of the past and the troubling dilemmas of the present, Elisha wrestles with guilt, ghosts, and ultimately God as he waits for the appointed hour and his act of assassination. Dawn is an eloquent meditation on the compromises, justifications, and sacrifices that human beings make when they murder other human beings.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Elie Wiesel
Publisher: Hill & Wang
Published: 03/21/2006
ISBN: 9780809037728
Pages: 81
Weight: 0.21lbs
Size: 8.76h x 5.58w x 0.28d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 16709 / Dawn
Reading Level: 5.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 4