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The diary of a young girl ([New] ed.)

By: Frank, Anne Massotty, Susan(Translated by) Pressler, Mirjam(Translated by)

0141315180 / 9780141315188
Paperback
940.5'3'088296
28/02/2002
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England
20 cm vii, 340p., [4]p. of plates : ill.
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Quiz No: 202294, Points 14.00, Book Level 6.50,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More
This ed. originally published: New York: Doubleday, 2001.

Anne Frank's diary is among the most enduring documents of the 20th century.

She documented her life in hiding from 12 June 1942 to 1 August 1944.

Initially, she wrote it strictly for herself. Then, one day in 1944, Gerrit Bolkestein, a member of the Dutch government in exile, announced in a radio broadcast from London that after the war he hoped to collect eyewitness accounts of the suffering of the Dutch people under the German occupation, which could be made available to the public.

As an example, he specifically mentioned letters and diaries.

Anne Frank decided that when the war was over she would publish a book based on her diary.

BIC:

5AN Interest age: from c 12 years, YFY True stories (Children's / Teenage), YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

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