Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman who Helped to Hide the Frank Family

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - History - 252 pages
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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.

 

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing

This is a riveting story of what was involved in the hiding of the Frank family and others during the German occupation of Holland as well as the deteriorating conditions of life for the Dutch. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dominique_nikki - LibraryThing

I just know Anne Frank by her name but because of this book, I did not only know her by name but also her experiences. Miep really did a great job helping the Frank family and because of that she's ... Read full review

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The Academy Award-winning documentary Anne Frank Remembered continues to spread Anne's message of hope. Of Miep Gies's role in this inspiring story, The New York Times said, "Mrs. Gies...shines through as a women of unfailing courage and decency.

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