For more than two years Miep Gies and her husband hid the Frank family from the Nazis. Anne Frank Remembered is the story of her remembrances of those days when many unsung heroes risked their lives to bring food, news, and emotional support to the victims of the Holocaust. Included in this retelling is an afterword from the author on the occasion of her 100th birthday. Paperback.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 256 Vendor: Simon & Schuster Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches) ISBN: 1416598855 ISBN-13: 9781416598855 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
She found the diary and brought the world a message of love and hope. It seems as if we are never far from Miep's thoughts....Yours, Anne For the millions moved by Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, here at last is Miep's own astonishing story. For more than two years, Miep Gies and her husband helped hide the Franks from the Nazis. Like thousands of unsung heroes of the Holocaust, they risked their lives each day to bring food, news, and emotional support to the victims. From her own remarkable childhood as a World War I refugee to the moment she places a small, red-orange, checkered diary -- Anne's legacy -- in Otto Frank's hands, Miep Gies remembers her days with simple honesty and shattering clarity. Each page rings with courage and heartbreaking beauty.
Elie Wiesel A poignant account, vibrating with humanity.
The New York Times Book Review A book of immaculate witness.
Rabbi Harold S. Kushner A moving tribute to the extraordinary courage of which ordinary people are capable.
The Washington Post Book World A valuable document of humanity and remarkable courage.