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Hostage / Elie Wiesel ; translated from the French by Catherine Temerson.

Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016 (Author). Temerson, Catherine (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver LARGE PRINT FIC WIE HOS (Text) 34304000707660 Adult - Large Print Available -
Kewanna-Union Twp PL - Kewanna LTE F WIE (Text) 35887000272111 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon LP F WIE (Text) 34330512678302 Adult - Large Print Fiction Available -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello LP WIESEL (Text) 37743001977828 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Newton Co PL - Roselawn Library FIC WIESEL LARGE (Text) 71561000113556 NWPLRLarge print Available -
Oxford PL - Oxford LGP HOS (Text) 34045000381975 Large Print Available -
Tyson Library - Versailles LP WIE (Text) 31070500365339 Adult Large Print Available -
Waveland Brown Twp PL - Waveland FIC WIE (Text) 74542000019221 Adult, Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781611735840 (library binding : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 161173584X (library binding : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 263 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point large print ed.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, ME : Center Point Pub., 2012.

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Summary, etc.:
It's 1975, and Shaltiel Feigenberg, a professional storyteller and writer, has been taken hostage. He has been abducted from his home in Brooklyn, New York, blindfolded and tied to a chair in a dark basement. His captors, an Arab and an Italian, don't explain why Shaltiel has been chosen, just that his life will be bartered for the freedom of three Palestinian prisoners. As his days of waiting commence, Shaltiel resorts to what he does best, telling stories to himself and to the men who hold his fate in their hands. A Communist brother and a childhood spent hiding from the Nazis in a cellar, the kindness of liberating Russian soldiers, and the unrest of the 1960s are some of the memories that unfold during his captivity, as the outside world breathlessly follows his disappearance and the police move toward a final confrontation with his captors.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Subject: Hostages > Fiction.
Kidnapping > Fiction.
Escapes > Fiction.
Large type books.
Genre: Suspense fiction.

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