The Life and Legends: Simon Wiesenthal

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Author  Tom Segev

Publisher Doubleday; First Edition (September 7, 2010)

Binding hardcover with dustjacket

Condition like new


"Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends" offers a comprehensive portrait of one of the most influential figures in Holocaust history. Authored by Tom Segev, this biography delves into the life, work, and enduring legacy of Simon Wiesenthal, a renowned Nazi hunter and human rights activist.

Segev explores Wiesenthal's early life in Austria, his experiences during the Holocaust, and his relentless pursuit of justice for the victims of Nazi atrocities. The biography delves into Wiesenthal's tireless efforts to track down Nazi war criminals, his role in bringing perpetrators to trial, and his advocacy for Holocaust remembrance and education.

Through meticulous research and insightful analysis, Segev examines the complexities of Wiesenthal's character, his motivations, and the controversies surrounding his work. The biography also sheds light on the myths and legends that have emerged around Wiesenthal, offering a nuanced portrayal of his life and achievements.

"Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends" is a compelling and thought-provoking biography that provides readers with a deeper understanding of Wiesenthal's enduring impact on Holocaust memory, human rights advocacy, and the pursuit of justice. It is a valuable addition to any bookstore seeking to offer insightful and compelling works on Holocaust history and the individuals who shaped it.

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