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A beggar in Jerusalem : a novel

Author: Elie Wiesel; Lily Edelman
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This haunting novel takes place in the days following the Six-Day War. A Holocaust survivor visits the newly reunited city of Jerusalem. At the Western Wall he encounters the beggars and madmen who congregate there every evening, and who force him to confront the ghosts of his past and his ties to the present. Weaving together myth and mystery, parable and paradox, Wiesel bids the reader to join him on a spiritual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elie Wiesel; Lily Edelman
ISBN: 0297001493 9780297001492
OCLC Number: 21782088
Description: 211 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Lily Edelman and the author.

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This haunting novel takes place in the days following the Six-Day War. A Holocaust survivor visits the newly reunited city of Jerusalem. At the Western Wall he encounters the beggars and madmen who congregate there every evening, and who force him to confront the ghosts of his past and his ties to the present. Weaving together myth and mystery, parable and paradox, Wiesel bids the reader to join him on a spiritual journey back and forth in time, always returning to Jerusalem.

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