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My friend Anne Frank : the inspiring and heartbreaking true story of best friends torn apart and reunited against all odds  Cover Image Book Book

My friend Anne Frank : the inspiring and heartbreaking true story of best friends torn apart and reunited against all odds / Hannah Pick-Goslar with Dina Kraft.

Pick-Goslar, Hannah, (author.). Kraft, Dina, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 0316564400
  • ISBN: 9780316564403
  • Physical Description: 313 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown Spark, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-313).
Formatted Contents Note:
Berlin -- Amsterdam -- New friends -- Arrivals -- Invasion -- Aftershocks -- The noose -- Deportation -- Westerbork -- Limbo -- Bergen-Belsen -- Anne -- The lost train -- Liberation -- Beterschap -- Switzerland -- Ghosts -- The promised land.
Summary, etc.:
"Firsthand account of a Holocaust survivor who knew Anne Frank."
In 1933, Hannah Pick-Goslar and her family fled Nazi Germany to live in Amsterdam, where she struck up a close friendship with her next-door neighbor, an outspoken and fun-loving young girl named Anne Frank. For several years, the inseparable pair enjoyed a carefree childhood of games, sleepovers, and treats with the other children in their neighborhood of Rivierenbuurt. But in 1942, Hannah and Anne's lives abruptly changed forever. As the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam progressed, Anne and the Frank family seemingly vanished, leaving behind unmade beds and dishes in the sink--but no trace of Anne's precious diary. Torn from her dear friend without warning, Hannah spent the next two years tormented by questions about Anne's fate, wondering if she had, by some miracle, managed to escape danger. In this long-awaited memoir, Hannah shares the story of her childhood during the Holocaust, from the introduction of anti-Jewish laws in Amsterdam to the gradual disappearance of classmates and, eventually, the Frank family, to Hannah and her family's imprisonment in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. As Hannah chronicles the experiences of her own life during and after the war, she provides a searing look at what countless children endured at the hands of the Nazi regime, as well as an intimate, never-before-seen portrait of the most recognizable victim of the Holocaust. Culminating in an astonishing fateful reunion, My Friend Anne Frank is the profoundly moving story of childhood and friendship during one of the darkest periods in the world's history.
Subject: Pick-Goslar, Hannah > Childhood and youth.
Frank, Anne, 1929-1945 > Friends and associates.
Jews > Netherlands > Amsterdam > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Netherlands > Amsterdam > Biography.
Amsterdam (Netherlands) > Biography.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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