Night by Elie Wiesel Book Report

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Night Night is the story of a young boy named Elie Weisel, the author, growing up during the Holocaust. This nonfiction autobiography has touched the hearts of people across the world. Night tells of the hardships Jewish people had to endure, whether it was getting separated from their families are brutally beaten by Nazis. This story will-in no doubt-make you want to cry and prevent something like this from ever happening again. As Eli began getting deeper into Judism, people in his town were getting escorted by Nazis. Only one of the escorted townspeople survived. He came back and shouted tales of his horrible journey all through the streets. He warned people of their upcoming fate but no one believed him. A couple of weeks later people started getting escorted. By the end of the month, all of the Jewish people had been escorted to concentration camps. Eli and his father were split up from his mother and sister. Eli and his father were shipped to Auschwitz, a concentration camp. There they saw crematories and people being beaten. At one point in the story Eli and his father were beaten also. They lived in these concentration camps on little food and water. One day Auschwitz was attacked so, the German soldiers gathered the Jews and made them run 100 miles to another camp in a snowstorm. Many lives were lost during this journey. They reached the camp and shortly after his father died. Eli was finally freed after the Americans bombed that camp and freed him. At the end of the story Eli looked in the mirror and realized he would never be the same. Eli uses vivid details and depressing stories to engrave this mass murder of innocent lives on the hearts of the book’s readers. Eli wrote this book so the world could never forget this tragic time in humanity’s history and to possibly prevent it from ever happening again. The book was very engulfing but sullen. I

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