The Diary of a Young Girl

The Definitive Edition

by Anne Frank, Otto M. Frank, Mirjam Pressler,

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition
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  • 0307807533
  • 9780553577129
  • 9780307807533
Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition. These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope with her own sexuality. Like many young girls, she often found herself in disagreements with her mother. And like any teenager, she veered between the carefree nature of a child and the full-fledged sorrow of an adult. Anne emerges more human, more vulnerable and more vital than ever.

Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the horrors of Nazi occupation, hid in the back of an Amsterdam warehouse for two years. She was thirteen when she went into the Secret Annex with her family.


From the Paperback edition.
  • Random House Publishing Group; October 2011
  • ISBN 9780307807533
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  • Title: The Diary of a Young Girl
  • Author: Anne Frank; Otto M. Frank (ed.); Mirjam Pressler (ed.); Susan Massotty (trans.)
  • Imprint: Bantam
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0307807533
  • 9780553577129
  • 9780307807533
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0307807533
  • 9780553577129
  • 9780307807533