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Anne Frank: the Diary of a Young Girl

No single individual has come to represent the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust more than the Dutch schoolgirl Anne Frank. Through the postwar publication of her diary Het Achterhuis (Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl), millions of readers around the world came to know one of Hitler's victims personally and a face was put on an otherwise unfathomable and anonymous horror. Chronicling her life in hiding in Amsterdam from the summer of 1942 to the arrest of her family in August 1944, the diary is considered among the most powerful anti-war documents of the era and has been adapted for both stage and screen. Translated into more than 50 languages, the Diary ranks among the best-selling literary works of the twentieth century and has been praised by ordinary readers, literary critics, and political...

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