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The Diary of Anne Frank Home Search Boards News Reference Relax About Contact previous next home literature the diary of anne frank Summary Annes diary begins on her thirteenth birthday and ends shortly after her fifteenth At the beginning of the book she writes of her friendships with other girls and her performance at school She attends the Jewish Lyceum along with her sister Margot Her father comes from a wealthy background but his familys fortune was lost after World War I Just before World War II the Franks moved to Holland to escape oppression in Germany However when in 1942 the Germans invaded Holland the family was forced to go into hiding They along with another family moved into a small secret annex above Otto Franks office where they had stockpiled food and supplies The employees from Ottos firm helped to hide the family and keep them supplied Anne has a tumultuous relationship with her mother and does not write much about her sister Her attention is at first focused on her dealings with Mrs van Daan a family friend who also is hiding in the annex Later she begins to write more about Albert Dussel a dentist who joins them in hiding Before long she develops a close friendship with Peter van Daan the only teenaged boy in the annex and experiences her first romance Her father does not approve and she mentions Peter less in her diary Her diary ends without comment on August 1 Anne matures considerably throughout the diary but her personality is well-formed from the beginning She is a warm optimistic inquisitive ambitious young girl trapped in a time of death and destruction Her diary is one of the few accounts of the Holocaust written by young people
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