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We all wore stars : memories of Anne Frank from her classmates

Author: Theo Coster
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In 1941, Theo Coster was a student at the Amsterdam Jewish Lyceum, one in a class of 28 Jewish children that the Nazis had segregated from the rest of the Dutch population. Among Theo's fellow students was a young Anne Frank, whose diary would later become one of the most important documents of the Holocaust. In this remarkable group portrait, Coster and five of his fellow classmates gather their personal stories  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Theo Coster; Anne Frank; Theo Coster; Anne Frank
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theo Coster
ISBN: 023011444X : HRD 9780230114449 : HRD
OCLC Number: 755216370
Description: 224
Contents: The Birth of an Idea * Part I: Off to a new school - age twelve * Part II: Going underground - age fourteen * Prisoners for exchange * Nanette's clock * Arrested * Reunion at Merwedeplein * Going underground * Anne Frank's admirers * Inside and outside school * The German invasion * Escaped from German hands * The first electric potter in the Netherlands * Hiding in the forest * A copied letter * Visiting the Anne Frank House * Westerbork * Expunging memories * Part III: After the war - age seventeen * An unexpected reunion * A future in Israel * The queen's permission * In a glass coffin * In love in London * A grim message * Levels of suffering * The importance of blond hair * Epilogue * The film
Other Titles: Klasgenoten van Anne Frank.
Responsibility: by Theo Coster ; translated from the Dutch by Marjolijn de Jager.


A powerful remembrance of Anne Frank from six of her schoolmates, along with their own amazing stories of survival.  Read more...


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"We All Wore Stars is an intimate and poignant portrait of the day-to-day lives of Jewish children during wartime. The innocence and warmth of many of their childhood memories contrasts starkly with Read more...

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