The Resource The legacy of Anne Frank, Gillian Walnes Perry

The legacy of Anne Frank, Gillian Walnes Perry

Label
The legacy of Anne Frank
Title
The legacy of Anne Frank
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Walnes Perry
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From her secret hiding place in wartime Amsterdam, the Jewish teenager Anne Frank wrote heart-wrenchingly about the terrors of a captivity that would ultimately end with her death at the hands of the Nazis. In her world-famous diaries, she described with remarkable honesty her transition from childhood to a deep thinking, opinionated and passionate teenager. The life she longed to live, during which she would help to create a more caring world, was tragically not to be. In August 1944, she and her family were captured and deported to Auschwitz. Two years after her death from starvation and disease in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, her diary was published. It quickly became an international sensation, going on to influence hearts and minds for over seventy years. Although many books and literary analyses have been written about Anne Frank's life and diary, none have explored the surprising influence she has had on young people in countries all over the world, helping to shape their moral framework and giving them critical life skills. This is due in part to the merits of a travelling exhibition created by the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam in 1985 which has so far been seen by over 9 million people. The Anne Frank exhibition, along with its innovative educational and cultural activities, has circumnavigated the globe many times. In this fascinating study, Gillian Walnes Perry explores the various legacies of Anne Frank's influence. She looks at the complex life of Anne Frank's father and the motivations that powered his educational philosophy. She shares new insights into the real Anne Frank, personally gifted by those who actually knew her. Global icons such as Nelson Mandela and Audrey Hepburn relate the influence that Anne Frank had on shaping their own lives. This book presents - all in one place and for the very first time - the inspirational stories of a diverse variety of people from all over the world, brought together by the words of one particularly articulate and inspiring teenage victim of the Holocaust"--Back cover
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Gillian Walnes
Dewey number
940.53/18092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS135.N6
LC item number
F734988 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frank, Anne
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish children in the Holocaust
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Target audience
adult
Label
The legacy of Anne Frank, Gillian Walnes Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781526731043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019649528
  • 1902863
  • (OCoLC)on1019649528
  • 1902863
Label
The legacy of Anne Frank, Gillian Walnes Perry
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-283) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 289 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781526731043
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1019649528
  • 1902863
  • (OCoLC)on1019649528
  • 1902863

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