At a glance:
- Author: Anne Frank
- First Published: 1947
- Genres: Nonfiction, Diary
- Subjects: Maturation or coming of age, Family or family life, Adolescence, Teenagers, World War II, Jews or Jewish life, Netherlands or Dutch people, Holocaust, Jewish
- Locales: Amsterdam, Netherlands
When Anne Frank was thirteen years old in 1942 she began keeping a diary. Written for herself alone, it described in explicit detail her thoughts and feelings during the two years that she was confined with seven other people in which she called the “Secret Annex.” Eventually, they were all arrested, and Anne, her sister, and her mother perished in German concentration camps. After the war, Anne’s father edited and published an abridged version of her diary which omitted comments about her growing sexual awareness, as well as her critical remarks about her mother...
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