Open Heart

Title

Open Heart

Authors

Elie Wiesel

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

Eighty-two years old, facing emergency heart surgery and his own mortality, Elie Wiesel reflects back on his life. Emotions, images, faces and questions flash through his mind. His family before and during the unspeakable Event. The gifts of marriage and children and grandchildren that followed. In his writing, in his teaching, in his public life, has he done enough for memory and the survivors? His ongoing questioning of God—where has it led? Is there hope for mankind? The world’s tireless ambassador of tolerance and justice has given us this luminous account of hope and despair, an exploration of the love, regrets and abiding faith of a remarkable man.

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2007 Lifetime Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | History | Nonfiction

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