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The fifth son : a novel

Author: Elie Wiesel
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a Holocaust survivor's son discovers that his brooding father has been haunted for years by his role in the murder of a brutal SS officer just after the war, the son also discovers that the Nazi is still alive. What begins as a quest for his father's love becomes a reenactment of the past, as the son sets out to complete his father's act of revenge.
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Genre/Form: Jewish fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wiesel, Elie, 1928-
Fifth son.
New York : Summit Books, c1985
(OCoLC)564383202
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elie Wiesel
ISBN: 0671523317 9780671523312
OCLC Number: 11444075
Notes: Translation of: Le cinquième fils.
Description: 220 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: 5th son.
Cinquième fils.
Responsibility: by Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Marion Wiesel.

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When a Holocaust survivor's son discovers that his brooding father has been haunted for years by his role in the murder of a brutal SS officer just after the war, the son also discovers that the Nazi is still alive. What begins as a quest for his father's love becomes a reenactment of the past, as the son sets out to complete his father's act of revenge.

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