Reviews for Diary of Anne Frank : The Critical Edition


Book News Reviews
Cited in BCL3 as The diary of a young girl. Prepared by the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation. Contains the first English translation of two early versions of the diary, presented entry-by-entry with the well known version edited by her father. Also includes essays on the Frank family, on their betrayal and arrest, and on evidence for the diary's authenticity. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Library Journal Reviews 1989 June #1
addition to the literature of the Holocaust assembles for the first time the three known versions of Frank's diary--the original, a self-edited version of same, and yet another edited by her father. It also contains a variety of related studies and reports, e.g., handwriting and paper analyses, new documentation regarding the Frank family's arrest, and a wealth of information about the diary's troubled publication history. Prepared under the auspices of the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation, this authoritative volume will silence forever those who have denied the diary's authenticity. It honors and enriches a story that has inspired most of the civilized world for over 40 years. Mandatory for all but the smallest libraries.-- Mark R. Yerburgh, Trinity Coll. Lib., Burlington, Vt. Copyright 1989 Cahners Business Information.

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