Anne frank recorded daily events, her personal experiences and her feelings in her diary for the next two years. Cut off from the outside world, she and her family faced hunger, claustrophobia at living in confined quarters, boredom, and the ever-present threat of discovery and death. It is a record of a sensitive girl's tragic experience during one of the worst periods in human history.
The Diary of a Young Girl #ad - . This diary is so powerful that it leaves a deep impact on the mind of its readers.
Renia's Diary: A Holocaust JournalSt. Martin's Press #ad - An extraordinary historical document, Renia Spiegel survives through the beauty of her words and the efforts of those who loved her and preserved her legacy. Renia had aspirations to be a writer, and the diary is filled with her poignant and thoughtful poetry. At the start of 1939 Renia began a diary. By the fall of 1939, a city in the south, renia and her younger sister Elizabeth née Ariana were staying with their grandparents in Przemysl, just as the German and Soviet armies invaded Poland.
The diary ends in july 1942, completed by Zygmund, after Renia is murdered by the Gestapo. Renia's diary has been translated from the original Polish, afterword, and notes by her surviving sister, and includes a preface, Elizabeth Bellak. Cut off from their mother, who was in Warsaw, Renia and her family were plunged into war.
Renia's Diary: A Holocaust Journal #ad - Like anne frank, renia’s diary became a record of her daily life as the Nazis spread throughout Europe. I just want a friend. Somebody who would feel what I feel, who would believe me, who would never reveal my secrets. I want somebody to talk to about my everyday worries and joys. A new york times bestseller a usa today bestsellerthe long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's life during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into EnglishRenia Spiegel was born in 1924 to an upper-middle class Jewish family living in southeastern Poland, near what was at that time the border with Romania.
Renia writes of her mundane school life, her daily drama with best friends, falling in love with her boyfriend Zygmund, as well as the agony of missing her mother, separated by bombs and invading armies.
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A gripping, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, heart-wrenching, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible crime.
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For both young readers and adults it continues to capture the remarkable spirit of Anne Frank, who for a time survived the worst horror the modern world has seen—and who remained triumphantly and heartbreakingly human throughout her ordeal. A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer.
ANNE FRANK THE UNTOLD STORY: The hidden truth about Elli Vossen, the youngest helper of the Secret AnnexBep Voskuijl Producties bv #ad - Things aren’t easy for bep: her father, the maker of the famous revolving bookcase, becomes gravely ill in 1943, and her sister collaborates with the Germans. That makes this book a valuable addition to her world-famous Diary. During the next 25 months, she becomes a pillar of support for Anne Frank, with whom she builds an intense friendship.
The news of the deaths of seven out of the eight hiders – only Otto Frank returns from the concentration camps – leaves deep scars. Anne frank, the untold story casts a new light on Anne Frank’s short life, by means of previously unknown witnesses and documents. Harper. Finally, the book adds a remarkable name to the list of people who could have betrayed the hiders of the Secret Annex.
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Bep is 23 years old when, in 1942, she is let in on the secret of the eight hiders on Prinsengracht. Bep buys clothes and food for the hiders and supplies Anne with paper to write her diary.
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Harper. Her father and sister would die in captivity, and personally share the story of God's love and forgiveness - even to her former Nazi captors!Now in a deluxe collector's edition, but Corrie would survive to write, preach, this unabridged classic will thrill readers of all ages.
NightHill and Wang #ad - This new translation by marion wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. A new translation from the french by marion wieselNight is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.
Harper. And in a substantive new preface, elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man. Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, what it meant, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, everyday perversions, and what its legacy is and will be.
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The Book Thief Anniversary EditionKnopf Books for Young Readers #ad - Nazi Germany. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. This 10th-anniversary edition of the extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller features pages of bonus content, original sketches, including marked-up manuscript pages, and pages from the author's writing notebook. Nominated as one of america's best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.
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Night: A MemoirHill and Wang #ad - Never shall i forget that night, the first night in camp, that turned my life into one long night, ” writes Wiesel. Harcourt Brace and Company. Harper. Like millions of admirers, i first came to know Elie through his account of the horror he endured during the Holocaust simply because he was Jewish, ” wrote the president.
In 1986, the norwegian nobel committee wrote, when wiesel received the Nobel Peace Prize, “Elie Wiesel was rescued from the ashes of Auschwitz after storm and fire had ravaged his life. Night is the shattering record of his memories of the death of his mother, father, and little sister, Tsipora; the death of his own innocence; and his despair as a deeply observant Jew confronting the absolute evil of man.
Night: A Memoir #ad - . Shelf 15. 1. 3. In time he realized that his life could have purpose: that he was to be a witness, the one who would pass on the account of what had happened so that the dead would not have died in vain and so the living could learn. Night, which has sold millions of copies around the world, is the very embodiment of that conviction.
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His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, Mildred, returning each day to his bland life and wife, who spends all day with her television “family. But when he meets an eccentric young neighbor, clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn’t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known.
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