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And the Sea Is Never Full: Memoirs 1969 (The Memoirs #2)

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This second and concluding volume of Nobel Peace Prize-winner Elie Wiesel's memoirs, covering the years from 1968 to the present, is a life-affirming memoir by the Buchenwald inmate who survived to bear witness and defend the rights of all.
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published November 16th 1999 by Random House USA Inc (first published 1998)
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Aug 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An amazing memoir written by a man who has devoted his life to the idea that all people deserve respect. Humble and driven, Wiesel, especially in his later years,makes for the perfect role model. Play the Ramones Bonzo in Bitburg after that chapter on Bitburg. It will remind you how horrid that event was.
May 22, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Such beautiful writing and insight into the human condition.
I don't agree with everything he says regarding world issues and politics, but I love his passion for pursuing justice and peace in the world.
Nov 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have to have read Night previously, as well as one or two of his other books to fully appreciate this one fully,.
Edward Amato
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I had read some of Mr. Wiesel's books many years ago and forgot how interesting he was. I generally only give 5 stars to books that I think everyone should read as part of the curriculum of being a human being. This book as well as others would be on that syllabus.
Joey Barron
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The power of the written word allows people to speak and share their stories posthumously. I am grateful to be able to experience my former professor through his publications even after his passing. The most impressive thing I've taken from Dr. Wiesel's openness about his life and experiences is the value of his wife, Marion. She was his wife, muse, life companion, and translator.

"Marion's reaction to my good intentions? She laughs." (97)

"As always her answer is simple and clear. 'Write him.'"
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I just couldn't get into it :(
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Eliezer Wiesel was a Romania-born American novelist, political activist, and Holocaust survivor of Hungarian Jewish descent. He was the author of over 40 books, the best known of which is Night, a memoir that describes his experiences during the Holocaust and his imprisonment in several concentration camps.

Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The Norwegian Nobel Committee called him a
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