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The Third daughter, Talia Carner

Label
The Third daughter
Title
The Third daughter
Statement of responsibility
Talia Carner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the author of Jerusalem Maiden comes a remarkable story, inspired by little-known true events, about the thousands of young Jewish women who were trafficked into prostitution at the turn of the 20th century, and whose subjugation helped build Buenos Aires. The turn of the 20th century finds fourteen-year-old Batya in the Russian countryside, fleeing with her family endless pogroms. Desperate, her father leaps at the opportunity to marry Batya to a worldly, wealthy stranger who can guarantee his daughter an easy life and passage to America. Feeling like a princess in a fairytale, Batya leaves her old life behind as she is whisked away to a new world. But soon she discovers that she's entered a waking nightmare. Her new "husband" does indeed bring her to America: Buenos Aires, a vibrant, growing city in which prostitution is not only legal but deeply embedded in the culture. And now Batya is one of thousands of women tricked and sold into the oldest profession in the world. As the years pass, Batya forms deep bonds with her "sisters" in the brothel as well as some men who are both kind and cruel. Through it all, she holds onto one dream: to bring her family to America, where they will be safe from the anti-Semitism that plagues Russia. Just as Batya is becoming a known tango dancer, she gets an unexpected but dangerous opportunity-to help bring down the criminal network that has enslaved so many young women and has been instrumental in developing Buenos Aires into a major metropolis. A powerful story of finding courage in the face of danger, and hope in the face of despair, The Third Daughter brings to life a dark period of Jewish history and gives a voice to victims whose truth deserves to finally be told
Cataloging source
SOM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carner, Talia
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Pogroms
  • Prostitution
  • Jewish women
  • Human trafficking
  • Russia
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina)
Label
The Third daughter, Talia Carner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1109795947
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780062896889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1109795947
Label
The Third daughter, Talia Carner
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references and reading group guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1109795947
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780062896889
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1109795947

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