Annelies

A Novel
Product Number: EB00724422
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101601280
Publisher: Viking
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A powerful and deeply humane new novel that asks the question: What if Anne Frank survived the Holocaust? The year is 1945, and Anne Frank is sixteen years old. Having survived the concentration camps, but lost her mother and sister, she reunites with her father, Pim, in newly liberated Amsterdam. But it's not as easy to fit the pieces of their life back together. Anne is adrift, haunted by the ghosts of the horrors they experienced, while Pim is fixated on returning to normalcy. Her beloved diary has been lost, and her dreams of becoming a writer seem distant and pointless now. As Anne struggles to overcome the brutality of memory and build a new life for herself, she grapples with heartbreak, grief, and ultimately the freedom of forgiveness. A story of trauma and redemption, Annelies honors Anne Frank's legacy as not only a symbol of hope and perseverance, but also a complex young woman of great ambition and heart. Anne Frank is a cultural icon whose diary painted a vivid picture of the Holocaust and made her an image of humanity in one of history's darkest moments. But she was also a person-a precocious young girl with a rich inner life and tremendous skill as a writer. In this masterful new novel, David R. Gillham explores with breathtaking empathy the woman-and the writer-she might have become.

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Author(s): David R. Gillham
Original Publish Date: Jan 15, 2019

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Author(s): David R. Gillham
Product Number Z100139558
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9780525641759

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