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Anne Frank: a Portrait in Courage

3.95  ·  Rating Details ·  40 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published June 1st 1958 by Harcourt, Brace (first published 1958)
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Kristian Wachter
Feb 26, 2013 Kristian Wachter rated it it was ok
The book I chose was Anne Frank: A Portrait in Courage. This book was chosen at random, but it reminded me of the lessons in which we learned about Hitler and the unfair treatment and discrimination of the Jews. This time was crucial for the Jewish people because of the KKK, possibly and because of the terrorist groups and Hitler, Adolf Hitler. He was the start of it all. Hitler and the other terrorist groups were taking Jews out of homes and schools and putting them into concentration camps. An ...more
Ye Yao
Oct 10, 2014 Ye Yao rated it liked it
An old book that gave a glimpse of Anne's life and few others'. They are just a group of ordinary people that eat, sleep, talk, read love and hate like all others. They have children, parents, grandparents, relatives and friends as you do. Yet they were made victims in one of the biggest genocide in human history, the hell beyond the measurement of words. Anne's voice is preserved out of millions that were kept silent. And the idea of thinking about the amounted despair, loneliness, hatred, hope ...more
Aug 04, 2011 Lianne rated it really liked it
This book provided some history to help understand Anne's life and experiences. It finishes her story where her diary ends - sad to write but crucial in knowing how her life ended. Although, Anne's life will hopefully never end. As long as people continue to read her diary, her life and the events of that time will continue to exist.
Feb 11, 2016 Catherine rated it really liked it
See my review on my blog.

Apr 24, 2010 Bev rated it really liked it
Details behind the story told in the diary. May have been superseded but more recent publications and research but very informative.
Jun 25, 2012 Jenny rated it liked it
Was trying to locate the actual diary...this gave a historic review of Anne's life with input from those who knew her.
Joanne Chantelau
Aug 30, 2010 Joanne Chantelau rated it really liked it
Great old book...features interviews with people who knew Anne. This was a great first edition find at Franklin's Landmark Booksellers. Loved it.
Feb 08, 2012 Kayla rated it really liked it
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Really good. I thought I knew almost everything about Anne Frank and still found a lot of stuff I didn't know about her
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