Writer Francine Prose on why the Diary of Anne Frank continues to inspire

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THIS IS A REBROADCAST. In her recent book, Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife, writer Francine Prose explores how the life and death of one girl became emblematic of the lives and deaths of so many and why her words continue to inspire. She contends that Anne Frank was not an accidental writer or casual teenage chronicler, but a writer of considerable talent and ambition.
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