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An interrupted life: the diaries, 1941-1943 ; and, Letters from Westerbork

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Henry Holt,
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1996.
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English
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For the first time, Etty Hillesum's diary and letters appear together to give us the fullest possible portrait of this extraordinary woman in the midst of World War II. In the darkest years of Nazi occupation and genocide, Etty Hillesum remained a celebrant of life whose lucid intelligence, sympathy, and almost impossible gallantry were themselves a form of inner resistance. The adult counterpart to Anne Frank, Hillesum testifies to the possibility of awareness and compassion in the face of the most devastating challenge to one's humanity. She died at Auschwitz in 1943 at the age of twenty-nine.

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subject_facet Hillesum, Etty, -- 1914-1943, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Netherlands -- Personal narratives, Jews -- Netherlands -- Biography, Netherlands -- Ethnic relations
title_display An interrupted life : the diaries, 1941-1943 ; and, Letters from Westerbork
title_full An interrupted life : the diaries, 1941-1943 ; and, Letters from Westerbork / Etty Hillesum ; translated from the Dutch by Arnold J. Pomerans ; foreword by Eva Hoffman ; introduction and notes by Jan G. Gaarlandt
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title_sub the diaries, 1941-1943 ; and, Letters from Westerbork
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