The Fifth Son: A Novel

Title

The Fifth Son: A Novel

Authors

Elie Wiesel

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Document Type

Book

Description

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.

Publication Date

1985

Publisher

Summit Books

City

New York

State

NY

Award

2007 Lifetime Achievement Award

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Creative Writing | Fiction | History

The Fifth Son: A Novel

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