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Beyond Anne Frank Hidden Children and Postwar Families in Holland

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ISBN-10: 0520248104

ISBN-13: 9780520248106

Edition: 2007

Authors: Diane L. Wolf

List price: $34.95
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The image of the Jewish child hiding from the Nazis was shaped by Anne Frank, whose house--the most visited site in the Netherlands-- has become a shrine to the Holocaust. Yet while Anne Frank's story continues to be discussed and analyzed, her experience as a hidden child in wartime Holland is anomalous--as this book brilliantly demonstrates. Drawing on interviews with seventy Jewish men and women who, as children, were placed in non-Jewish families during the Nazi occupation of Holland, Diane L. Wolf paints a compelling portrait of Holocaust survivors whose experiences were often diametrically opposed to the experiences of those who suffered in concentration camps. Although the war years…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 1/16/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 378
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

The History and Memory of Hidden Children
Before and During the War: The Netherlands and the Jews
After the War: The Jews and the Netherlands
"My Mother Screamed and Screamed": Memories of Occupation, War, and Hiding
"I Came Home, but I Was Homesick": When Both Parents Returned
"They Were Out of Their Minds": When One Parent Returned
"Who Am I?": Orphans Living with Families
"There Was Never a Kind Word": Life in Jewish Orphanages
Creating Postwar Liv