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The Fifth Son: A novel
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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011
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Reuven Tamiroff, a Holocaust survivor, has never been able to speak about his past to his son, a young man who yearns to understand his father’s silence. As campuses burn amidst the unrest of the Sixties and his own generation rebels, the son is drawn to his father’s circle of wartime friends in search of clues to the past. Finally discovering that his brooding father has been haunted for years by his role in the murder of a brutal SS officer just after the war, young Tamiroff learns that the Nazi is still alive. Haunting, poetic, and very contemporary, The Fifth Son builds to an unforgettable climax as the son sets out to complete his father’s act of revenge.
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Street Date:
09/07/2011
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APA Citation (style guide)

Elie Wiesel. (2011). The Fifth Son: A novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Elie Wiesel. 2011. The Fifth Son: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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Elie Wiesel, The Fifth Son: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011.

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Elie Wiesel. The Fifth Son: A Novel. Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011. Web.

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