From Our Editors
Coles' penetrating profile gives us an entirely new view of Anna Freud. His book "has the splendid feel of analysis itself . . . Miss Freud as Coles' teacher, mentor, and inspiration, told largely in her own words from conversations and correspondence with Coles over thirty years" (San Francisco Chronicle)
From the Publisher
Robert Cole's penetrating intellectual portrait gives us an entirely new view of Anna Freud. Far from the stereotype of the distant analyst, she was the warm guide, the ego ideal, the good parent” for her young patients. Drawing on years of conversation and correspondence, and from a deep mutual concern for the inner lives of children...