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The Footsteps of Anne Frank

3.9  ·  Rating Details ·  105 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
WW2, 1st edition paperback, vg++, true
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 7th 1972 by Macmillan (first published 1958)
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Natalie
Oct 30, 2016 Natalie rated it it was amazing
It's hard to find the right words to describe this book, as anyone that has read or heard of Anne Frank knows how it all ends. A well written book that interviewed people from all times of her life. In a sense it filled in the gaps and the unknown of what happened to Anne, and many others, during those horrific times.
Yasmin
Feb 07, 2016 Yasmin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
When I first read Anne Frank's diary I think I was about sixteen and even then I thought what an amazing human being. Much has been said about her diaries. When they first came out under the editorship of her father he made some omissions, however, subsequent editions have been published in full. More recently there has been the debate about the public access of her diary. Does copyright still apply or not? At different times there has been some debate about young people reading her diary. But ...more
Emma
This book was an interesting read. It's said to be "the essential guide to The Diary of a Young Girl". For the most part I would actually agree with that statement. This version of the book is one of the first reprints in about 25 years, and was first published in German in 1957. Because of this the book uses the pseudonyms chosen by Anne by the people in the Annex and her Helpers, as well as many people related to her and the people she knew. This was a tad bit of a shock to me and took a ...more
Apoorva
Aug 13, 2014 Apoorva rated it it was amazing
The book is about what happens to Anne after she and her family are discovered by the Nazis. But Schnabel also talks about the times – the circumstances surrounding Jews during WWII and the reactions after the war (the book was written in the late fifties). He interviews people that knew Anne, including those that kept her family in hiding. His tone is melancholy and his narrative direct. At one point, after quoting a stomach-wrenching fact, he states haplessly, “These things were done in our ...more
Sean Kennedy
Jan 21, 2014 Sean Kennedy rated it really liked it
This book shows its age as new information has come to light since, but as the first exploration of what happened 'after the Annexe' it is indispensable. Some poignant and searing recollections from those who knew Anne before she went into hiding and how she eventually died in the camps.
Tita
Jan 12, 2016 Tita rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Achei um livro bastante interessante, onde temos relatos de algumas das pessoas que conheceram Anne Frank, desde a sua infância até à sua morte. E ainda com alguns relatos de sobreviventes dos campos de concentração.
Carlos Sérgio
Sep 20, 2013 Carlos Sérgio rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"As minhas quarenta e duas testemunhas disseram tudo o que havia a dizer. A reportagem acaba aqui. Surgiram as pegadas duma criança, um rasto delicado e a sombra do mais negro dos sonhos."
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