Etty Hillesum: An Interrupted Life and Letters from Westerbork

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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 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 ...

Etty Hillesum: An Interrupted Life and Letters from Westerbork 1996, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805050875

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