This is Eliezer Wiesel he practices Judaism and he has a strong relationship with God. He lives in Sighet, Transylvania which is his home town. Elie is a Jew during World War two.
This is Elie's Family, the Nazi soldiers begin to kick the family out. This made them leave their belongings behind. His family got sent to the Ghettos.
Elie and his father get split up from their mother and sisters. Elie and His father had gotten sent to a concentration camp. They went to Aushwitz where there was poor sanitation, little food, and they would work everyday.
In Auschwitz there was a bombing caused by the Russians. The prisoners were forced to run many miles in the snowy weather to the next camp. The camp they ran to was Gleiwitz and they were treated just as bad.
Elie's father begins to get very sick from the unsanitary places and not getting proper care. Elie gets told by a block leader to stop giving his rations to his father and start looking out for himself. Elie did not listen and kept helping his father.
Elie wakes up and his father is dead so he gets taken to the crematorium. Elie was there for his father the whole way and now he has to fight for himself. Elie gets liberated and is freed from being a prisoner. A couple years later Elie goes to school and starts writing about his experience.