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Anne Frank: the book, the life, the afterlife

Anne Frank: the book, the life, the afterlife

Prose, Francine, 1947-

Here, the author tells the story of Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl', in particular, investigating the diary's unique afterlife. She tells of the obstacles and criticism, the controversy, the social mores that reduced it to a tale of adolescent angst as well as the scientific analysis that proved them wrong

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Atlantic, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Francine Prose
ISBN: 1848874901, 9781848874909
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Originally published: New York: HarperCollins, 2009.
Physical Description: 322 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Netherlands Amsterdam Personal narratives History and criticism.; Creative writing.; Diaries; Jews; Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 Literary art.; Frank, Anne, 1929-1945. Diary of a young girl.; Warfare and Defence.; Holocaust; Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 Authorship.

Author note

Francine Prose is the award-winning and bestselling author of fifteen books of fiction, most recently the highly acclaimed Goldengrove. A former president of PEN American Center, she lives in New York City.