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Author Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.
Title Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl / translated from the Dutch by B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday ; with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt.
Pub Info [S.l.] : [Perfection Learning], 1993.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 940.53 Fra     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Adult  B FRANK FRA     AVAILABLE
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Descript xiv, 283 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 18 cm.
Note Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1967.
Summary Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic -- a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the "Secret Annex" of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constant cruelties of living in confined quarters, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. In her diary Anne Frank recorded vivid impressions of her experiences during this period. By turns thoughtful, moving, and amusing, her account offers a fascinating commentary on human courage and frailty and a compelling self-portrait of a sensitive and spirited young woman whose promise was tragically cut short.
Subject Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.
Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 -- Diaries.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Personal narratives.
Jewish girls -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Diaries.
Jews -- Persecutions -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam.
Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Diaries.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Personal narratives.
Jews -- Persecutions.
Jews -- Diaries.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Ethnic relations.
Netherlands -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Ethnic relations.
Add Title Achterhuis. English
Alt Title Diary of a young girl.
ISBN 9780812415087 (hbk.)
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