The Diary Of A Young Girl
The diary of a young girl is also known as The diary of Ann Frank. Ann Frank wrote her diary when her family was hiding from the Nazi’s during the second world war. It was Otto Frank (Ann’s Father) who published the diary and he was the only survivor of the family once the war was over.
The Diary Of a young girl was first published in the name Het Achterhius, and this book was first published in Amsterdam.
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The diary of a young girl : Background
Ann Frank Received a blank diary as a birthday present from her sister on her 13th birthday. (June 12 1942). Two days after receiving the diary Ann Frank started to write in it and she wanted to become a famous writer when she grow up. During the second world war time Ann and her family went into hiding for 2 years and 35 days in Amsterdam. Ann frank wrote her diary during this period and it was originally written in three parts. The first part of the book covers the months from June 14 and December 5 1942. The second part begins on December 22nd and ends on April 17 1944. The third part of the diary of a young girl was from April 17 to August 1, 1944. Three days after this it is reported that Ann got arrested.
The Diary Of A Young Girl: Reviews
“A truly remarkable book.”—The New York Times
“One of the most moving personal documents to come out of World War II.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
“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 indestructible nobility of spirit in the face of pure evil.”—Chicago Tribune
“The single most compelling personal account of the Holocaust . . . remains astonishing and excruciating.”—The New York Times Book Review
“How brilliantly Anne Frank captures the self-conscious alienation and naïve self-absorption of adolescence.”—Newsday