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To whom it may concern: It is hard to find the best of anything but after reading "Night" by Elie Wiesel I have to nominate the book for the best book of the summer reading list! This book is powerful, moving, and it is a piece of art. This book is a real life account of the mistakes made in the past and how they hurt many people and how it changed their life forever. This book also shows the struggles of a family and how they are divided because of what they are and what they believe in.

The plot is the exact account of what happened in Mr. Wiesels' time at two of the world renowned concentration camps where the Jewish people were held and most killed. He was taken from his home in Transylvania when he was a teenager to Auschwitz and later on he would end up in Buchenwald.

The story begins in his home and a character by the name of Moshe the Beadle is introduced he is supposed to be their first account of the horrors that were going on at that time in the concentration camps. No one believes him and soon they find out that he was telling the truth. The man was never the same after he came back from the camp he was a whole different person the look in his eyes changed and his whole life was now different. He soon left and was never seen again soon after he left the Germans began to move in and send people to concentration camps. They didn't know what was happening at the time but they would soon find out that some of their lives were never going to be the same. When they finally arrived at the concentration...