Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters
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Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters

by Elie Wiesel
     
 

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'These tales, although they are the kernel of a highly developed form of Jewish mysticism, have a basic human interest that transcends the dividing lines of religion.' -Albert H. Friedlander, Saturday Review

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'These tales, although they are the kernel of a highly developed form of Jewish mysticism, have a basic human interest that transcends the dividing lines of religion.' -Albert H. Friedlander, Saturday Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671441715
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster
Publication date:
10/06/1982
Series:
Elie Wiesel Collection
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
387,355
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Elie Wiesel is the author of more than forty books, including his unforgettable international bestsellers Night and A Beggar in Jerusalem, winner of the Prix Médicis. He has been awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United States Congressional Gold Medal, and the French Legion of Honor with the rank of Grand Cross. In 1986, he received the Nobel Peace Prize. He is Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York
Date of Birth:
September 30, 1928
Place of Birth:
Sighet, Romania
Education:
La Sorbonne

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