The Fifth Son

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9780140083774: The Fifth Son

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. As campuses burn amidst the unrest of the Sixties and his own generation rebels, the son is drawn to his father s circle of wartime friends in search of clues to the past. Finally discovering that his brooding father has been haunted for years by his role in the murder of a brutal SS officer just after the war, young Tamiroff learns that the Nazi is still alive. Haunting, poetic, and very contemporary, "The Fifth Son "builds to an unforgettable climax as the son sets out to complete his father s act of revenge."

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"A work of passion and intelligence."
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"A voice that is humanist and universal even as it is Jewish-minded and special . . . The author makes all of us 'children' of that generation."
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A work of passion and intelligence.
"Chicago Tribune Book World"
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Powerful [and] emotional.
"Newsday"
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A voice that is humanist and universal even as it is Jewish-minded and special . . . The author makes all of us children of that generation.
"The New York Times""

About the Author:

Elie Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The author of more than fifty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, he is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University.

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Elie Wiesel
Published by Penguin Books (1987)
ISBN 10: 0140083774 ISBN 13: 9780140083774
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140083774

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