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Treasures from the attic : the extraordinary story of Anne Frank's family

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Treasures from the attic : the extraordinary story of Anne Frank's family
Call No: 949.207 P93t

Call Number949.207 P93t
Dates[2011]; ©2011
Statement of ResponsibilityMirjam Pressler with Gerti Elias ; translated from the German by Damion Searls.
Creators & ContributorsPressler, Mirjam (author)
Elias, Gerti (author)
Searls, Damion (translator)
Frank, Anne (subject)
Frank family (subject)
SummaryTraces the discovery by Anne Frank's aunt's daughter-in-law of numerous family correspondences and keepsakes and what they revealed about the Frank family and the forces that shaped the famous young diarist.
ContentsPublisher's note

Part one. Alice Frank, née Stern, Anne's grandmother (1865–1953)
  1. Many good and beautiful things
  2. Where we come from
  3. Family life
  4. The siblings
  5. But the ones who stayed were scattered to the winds
Part two. Helene Elias, née Frank, Anne's aunt (1893–1986)
  1. Daily life and distant longings
  2. The time without letters
  3. Uncertainty
  4. You can't let yourself get depressed
Part three. Buddy Elias, Anne's cousin (b. 1925)
  1. Starting out
  2. Years on the road
  3. The globe-trotter
  4. The play
  5. Our reason for being here
  6. The movie
  7. Homesick for Herbstgasse
  8. Home at last
  9. Winter on Autumn Lane
  10. A new purpose in life
Stern/Frank/Elias family tree
Physical Description vi, 404 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the German by Damion Searls.
PublisherNew York : Doubleday
EditionFirst American Edition
  • Originally published in Germany as Grüsse und Küsse an alle: Die Geschichte der Familie von Anne Frank by S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, in 2009 —Title page verso
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [403]–404)
RecognitionGifted in 2015 by Margaret B.