The Footsteps Of Anne Frank

Author(s): Ernst Schnabel

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The essential companion to Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl. On August 1st 1944, Anne's diary ended abruptly. Three days later the Gestapo arrived and forcibly removed the family and sent them to Auschwitz and then Belsen. The millions who read her story, saw Anne as she portrayed herself. In this book Schnabel interviewed 42 of the people mentioned by Anne, including her father and many close relatives and friends. They tell the backstory of this hopeful girl and the story of her life in hiding.

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Ernst Schnabel (1913-1986) gave up school at the age of 16 to sail the world and become a writer. Following an apprenticeship in the Merchant Navy, he served as a sailor from 1932 to 1936. He had written two novels by the outbreak of WWII, and was immediately drafted into the German navy where he continued to write. After the war, Schnabel, along with a group of intellectuals, was authorized by the British military to create a new German broadcasting station. Schnabel wrote works of fiction, essays, a libretto, radio plays, scripts, and documentaries, and was a pioneer of radio broadcasting. Erika Prins is a historian at Anne Frank House in Amsterdan. Gillian Walnes is the cofounder and executive director of Anne Frank Trust UK.

General Fields

  • : 9781904915386
  • : Southbank Publishing
  • : Southbank Publishing
  • : 0.298
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ernst Schnabel
  • : Paperback
  • : 192