Author(s): Anne Frank
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl is not just a true story but also a piece of history. Written by Anne Frank for herself, at the age of 13, the diary contains candid and intimate details of Anne's thoughts and feelings during the two years of the Second World War she and her family and friends stayed hidden. Anne and her family were eventually arrested and sent to the concentration camps, but her diary remains a testament of youthful experiences in times of war.
"The new edition reveals a new depth to Anne's dreams, irritations, hardship, and passions...There may be no better way to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War II than to reread The Diary of a Young Girl", " a testament to an indestructivle nobility of spirit in the face of pure evil."--"Chicago Tribune"
Anne Frank was born on 12 June 1929. She died in Bergen-Belsen, three months short of her sixteenth birthday.