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Anne Frank : the biography

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Call Number949.207 F82a 2013
Dates2013; ©2013
Statement of ResponsibilityMelissa Müller ; translated by Rita and Robert Kimber.
Creators & ContributorsMüller, Melissa (author)
Kimber, Rita (translator)
Kimber, Robert (translator)
Frank, Anne (subject)
Summary"Anne Frank: The Biography, originally published in 1998, still stands as the definitive account of the girl who has become 'the human face of the Holocaust.' For this nuanced portrait of her famous subject, biographer Melissa Müller drew on exclusive interviews with family and friends as well as on previously unavailable correspondence, even, in the process, discovering five missing diary pages. Full of revelations, Müller's richly textured narrative returned Anne Frank to history, portraying the flesh-and-blood girl unsentimentalized and so all the more affecting.
Now, fifteen years after the book first appeared, much new information has come to light: letters sent by Otto Frank to relatives in America as he sought to emigrate with his family, the identity of other suspects involved in the betrayal of the Franks, and important details about the family's arrest and subsequent fate. Revised and updated with more than thirty percent new material." —Publisher
ContentsForeword to the new edition
  1. The arrest
  2. Anne in Frankfurt
  3. Exodus
  4. A new home
  5. Growing danger
  6. Trapped
  7. Into hiding
  8. The Secret Annex
  9. Living in fear
  10. The last train to Auschwitz
  11. Longing
Epilogue
A note by Miep Gies
Physical Description xvii, 458 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : Metropolitan Books ; Henry Holt and Company
EditionSecond U.S. Edition
Notes
  • "Updated and expanded with new material" —Title page
  • "Originally published in Germany in 1998 under the title Das Mädchen Anne Frank by Paul List Verlag, Munich; first published in the United States in 1998 by Metropolitan Books; second edition published in Germany in 2012 by S. Fischer Verlag, Frankfurt" —Title page verso
  • Includes index
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Margaret B.