Books: Settling Old Scores, Again


by Simon Wiesenthal

Grove Weidenfeld

372 pages; $22.50

When Simon Wiesenthal wrote his memoirs more than 20 years ago, with considerable help from Joseph Wechsberg of the New Yorker, he had a highly dramatic story to tell: how he had emerged from an Austrian concentration camp in 1945 and devoted the rest of his life to catching Nazi criminals; how he had helped to hunt down some, like Adolf Eichmann; and how others still remained, as he titled his book, The Murderers Among Us.

At 80, Wiesenthal decided to tell his story all over again. Though presented as...

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