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At a glance:
- Author: Elie Wiesel
- First Published: 1956
- Type of Work: Memoir
- Genres: Long fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Holocaust literature, Novel
- Subjects: Parents and children, Love or romance, World War II, Guilt, God, Jews or Jewish life, Fathers, Faith, Holocaust, Jewish, Talmud, Horror, Concentration camps
- Locales: Europe, Romania, Transylvania, Romania, Auschwitz-Birkenau
At the beginning of Night, Wiesel introduces someone he met toward the end of 1941. His name was Moshe, and he became one of the boy’s teachers. They discussed religious topics, and one day they talked about prayer. Wiesel asked Moshe why he prayed, and his teacher replied that he prayed for strength to ask God the right questions. Later, the Hungarian police deported Moshe from Sighet, Wiesel’s hometown, because he was a foreigner. His destination was Poland and death at the hands of the Germans, but somehow Moshe escaped and found his way back to Sighet....
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