Anne's father, Mr. Frank, came from a long line of German Jews. His work in Frankfurt as an independent businessman involved promoting and selling high-end goods, and at the time when he moved his family to Amsterdam, he was a successful managing director of a company that manufactured products used in making jam. It is his business' building in which the group hides, and it is he who makes all the arrangements.
Mr. Frank was an excellent judge of character, as evidenced by his ability to choose which associates he could take into his confidence as he made plans to go into hiding....
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