Winner of the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction
Perla S. is a beautiful seventeen-year-old girl who, while interred in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, becomes a prostitute. Capturing Perla's voice through a series of diary entries, Arnost Lustig shows how she maintains her integrity, honesty, and hope amidst lies and horror. This first paperback edition has been extensively revised and expanded by the author.
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(for Sara--the name the Nazis put on all Jewish women for ""identification's"" sake) is a 17-year-old Jewish prostitute in the Terezin ghetto in 1943, receiving her clients while waiting (she and them) to be transported East and to the certain death of the camps.Oct 30 1985 | Read Full Review of The Unloved: From the Diary o...