Mirjam Pressler with Gerti Elias, Anne Frank's Family: The Extraordinary Story of Where She Came From
Previously titled Treasures from the Attic
Anchor (US) and Penguin (UK), 2011; translated from German
Based on more than 6,000 newly discovered letters, documents, and photos
A lively and moving family chronicle of the Franks from the Jewish ghetto of Frankfurt in 1800 to the survivors in the present.
"This book breathes new life into our view of Anne Frank, whom until now we could only see through the
prism of her diary."
"A gripping family saga ... full of dazzling and colorful characters."
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New York Times on Buddy Elias (Anne Frank's cousin "Bernd") and the background to this book