By Élie Wiesel
From his early years along with his loving Jewish relations to the horrors of Auschwitz to his existence as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Elie Wiesel tells his tale. Passionate and poignant, All Rivers Run to the ocean is an unforgettable e-book of affection and rage, doubt and religion, depression and belief, and finally, of knowledge, of pictures.
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From his early years together with his loving Jewish relatives to the horrors of Auschwitz to his lifestyles as a Nobel Prize-winning novelist, Elie Wiesel tells his tale. Passionate and poignant, All Rivers Run to the ocean is an unforgettable publication of affection and rage, doubt and religion, melancholy and belief, and finally, of knowledge, of photographs.
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We enjoyed working together but there was nothing to suggest that we would later become close friends or that I would actually be asked to act as a spy for Australia’s most notorious communist. 52 Noeline Brown pgs 22/4/05 2:20 PM Page 53 CHAPTER FOUR SOBRANIS AND STROGANOFF After I met Bob Hughes at Vadim’s restaurant, he and I became almost permanent fixtures. We could be found there together nearly every night, sharing a table with the regulars on the prestigious upper level. Bob was back home from the UK, where he had gone to pursue a young ballet dancer from Rose Bay.
I could see she had noticed me. She started to withdraw into the safety of her garden. I smiled at her and said, ‘Hullo’, as I hurried by. Who was this girl and what was her story? I rushed down to the local milkbar, which was run by a Greek family who had been there for years. My friends, Helen and Angela, the owners’ daughters, worked there every day after school. All the kids in the neighbourhood used to congregate at their popular shop after three o’clock to share a milkshake or a ‘spider’.
She cared for them all singlehandedly till her husband and her sister came out of their black depression, although Gertrude would spend many years in and out of asylums, receiving treatment for her recurring bouts of melancholia, and Bert would sometimes spectacularly take to the bottle. 30 Noeline Brown pgs 22/4/05 2:20 PM Page 31 ALWAYS IN STRIFE More than twenty years after the death of his wife, Grandpa found somebody else. Dorothy Gladys was bright and amusing but nobody in the family was particularly happy when she and my grandfather decided to move in together because she was overly fond of alcohol and when she had been drinking she was always looking for a fight.