Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl

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The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been a beloved and deeply admired monument to the indestructible nature of the human spirit, read by millions of people and translated into more than fifty-five languages. Doubleday, which published the first English translation of the diary in 1952, now offers a new translation that captures Anne's youthful spirit and restores the original material omitted by Anne's father, Otto--approximately thirty percent of the diary. The elder Frank excised details about Anne's emerging sexuality, and about the often-stormy relations between Anne and her mother. Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation forces, hid in the back of an Amsterdam office building for two years. This is Anne's record of that time. She was thirteen when the family went into the "Secret Annex," and in these pages, she grows to be a young woman and proves to be an insightful observer of human nature as well. A timeless story discovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For young readers and adults, it continues to bring to life this young woman, who for a time survived the worst horrors the modern world had seen--and who remained triumphantly and heartbreakingly human throughout her ordeal.
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display_description 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.
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subject_facet , Amsterdam (Netherlands) -- Ethnic relations, Diaries, Frank, Anne, -- 1929-1945 -- Diaries, Girls -- Netherlands -- Biography, Holocaust, Jewish (1933-1945), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Juvenile literature, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Personal narratives, Jewish girls -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Diaries, Jews -- Diaries, Jews -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- Diaries, Jews -- Persecutions, Jews -- Persecutions -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam, Netherlands -- History -- 1940-1945, German occupation, Personal narratives, World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews
title_display Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl
title_full Anne Frank : the diary of a young girl / translated from the Dutch by B.M. Mooyaart-Doubleday ; with an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt
title_short Anne Frank :
title_sub the diary of a young girl
topic_facet Ethnic relations, Frank, Anne, Girls, History, Holocaust, Jewish (1933-1945), Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Jewish girls, Jews, Persecutions, World War, 1939-1945