The Unloved: From the Diary of Perla S.
by Arnost Lustig
Northwestern University Press, 1996
Paper: 978-0-8101-1347-3
Library of Congress Classification PG5038.L85Z213 1996
Dewey Decimal Classification 891.8635

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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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