When Holocaust deniers disrupted a 1958 performance of the dramatized The Diary of Anne Frank, Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal vowed to prove Anne's story by finding the Gestapo officer who'd arrested her and her family. Susan Goldman Rubin's detailed, suspenseful history for readers 10 and up chronicles both Wiesenthal's tenacious search for the officer and his own harrowing experiences in the concentration camps.
"[Bill] Farnsworth's stirring full-page oil paintings are filled with emotion, from the close-up portraits of those who do not survive to the depiction of Wiesenthal's reunion with his wife. Extensive back matter includes detailed source notes, a long biography of Wiesenthal, a bibliography, and a glossary."—Booklist