Journals Higher Education



Published: 14 May 1998

288 Pages | 65 b/w photos

ISBN: 9780195122855

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The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak

Five Notebooks from the Lodz Ghetto

Dawid Sierakowiak
Edited with an introduction by Alan Adelson
Translated from the Polish original by Kamil Turowski
Foreword by Lawrence L. Langer

  • The surviving diary of Dawid Sierakowiak, a teenager who died in the /Lódź Ghetto during World War II
  • Relates with intimate, undefended prose, the relentless horror of everyday life in the ghetto
  • Young Sierakowiak was one of more than 60,000 Jews who perished in the notorious urban slave camp
  • A moving personal chronicle and a major work of history in the tradition of The Diary of Anne Frank

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