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The Betrayal of Anne Frank \ ¿Quién traicionó a Ana Frank? (Spanish edition)

La investigación que revela el secreto jamás contado

by (author) Rosemary Sullivan

Initial publish date
Aug 2022
Historical, Holocaust, Jewish
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Usando una nueva tecnología, documentos descubiertos recientemente y sofisticadas técnicas de investigación, un equipo internacional -dirigido por un obsesionado agente retirado del FBI- finalmente ha resuelto el misterio que ha perseguid a generaciones desde la Segunda Guerra Mundial: ¿Quién traicionó a Ana Frank y a su familia? ¿Y por qué?

Más de treinta millones de personas han leído El diario de Ana Frank, el diario que la adolescente Ana Frank escribió mientras vivía en un ático con su familia en Ámsterdam durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial hasta que los nazis los arrestaron y enviaron a Ana a su muerte en un campo de concentración. Pero, a pesar de los muchos trabajos -periodísticos, libros, obras de teatro y novelas- dedicados a la historia de Ana, ninguno ha conseguid explicar con certeza cómo los Frank y otras cuatro personas se las arreglaron para vivir escondidos y no ser descubiertos por más de dos años ni cómo, o qué, llevó finalmente a los nazis a su puerta.

Con minucioso cuidado, Vincent Pankoke, agente retirado del FBI, y un equipo de incansables investigadores estudiaron con meticulosidad decenas de miles de páginas de documentos, algunos nunca antes vistos, y entrevistaron a personas familiarizadas con los Frank. Utilizando métodos desarrollados por el FBI, el equipo encargado del caso reconstruyó con detalle los meses previos al infame arresto y llegó a una conclusión.

Using new technology, recently discovered documents and sophisticated investigative techniques, an international team—led by an obsessed former FBI agent—has finally solved the mystery that has haunted generations since World War II: Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? And why?

Over thirty million people have read The Diary of a Young Girl, the journal teen-aged Anne Frank kept while living in an attic with her family in Amsterdam during World War II, until the Nazis arrested them and sent Anne to her death in a concentration camp. But despite the many works—journalism, books, plays and novels—devoted to Anne’s story, none has ever conclusively explained how the Franks and four other people managed to live in hiding undetected for over two years—and who or what finally brought the Nazis to their door.

With painstaking care, former FBI agent Vincent Pankoke and a team of indefatigable investigators pored over tens of thousands of pages of documents—some never-before-seen—and interviewed scores of descendants of people involved, both Nazi sympathizers and resisters, familiar with the Franks. Utilizing methods developed by the FBI, the Cold Case Team painstakingly pieced together the months leading to the Franks’ arrest—and came to a shocking conclusion.

About the author

ROSEMARY SULLIVAN is an acclaimed biographer, poet and editor. She is the author of nine books of non-fiction, including Villa Air-Bel, which was awarded a Canadian Jewish Book Award; Labyrinth Of Desire: Women, Passion and Romantic Obsession; By Heart: Elizabeth Smart—A Life and the #1 bestseller The Red Shoes: Margaret Atwood, Starting Out. Her biography of Gwendolyn MacEwen, Shadow Maker, won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Non-fiction, the Canadian Authors Association Literary Award, the Toronto Book Award and the University of British Columbia Medal for Canadian Biography. Sullivan’s journalistic pieces have won her a National Magazine Awards silver medal and a Western Journalism first prize for travelogue; her academic honours include Killam, Trudeau and Guggenheim fellowships. She lives in Toronto, where she is a professor of English at the University of Toronto.

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