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The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young Girl

Author(s): Anne Frank

Location(s): Amsterdam

Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs

Era(s): WW2



In Amsterdam, in the summer of 1942, the Nazis forced teenager Anne Frank and her family into hiding. For over two years, they, another family and a German dentist lived in a ‘secret annexe’, fearing discovery. All that time, Anne kept a diary.

An intimate record of tension and struggle, adolescence and confinement, anger and heartbreak.

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A modern classic . . . Anne’s diary tells a story that is true, memorable, important and strongly personalized . . . compelling reading (The Times )

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