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In CliffsNotes on Night, you follow the humanistic first-person account of a teenage boy's incarceration by the Nazi Secret Service in World War II; his experiences in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald death camps; and his struggle to find meaning among the horror.
Covering little more than a year of the young narrator's life, this study guide shares a story about endurance, loyalty, and faith — all nurtured by the strength of love. Other features that help you figure out this important work include
- Life and background of the author, Dr. Elie Wiesel
- A list of characters
- A historical timeline of Nazi Germany
- A review section that tests your knowledge and suggests essay topics
- A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources
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