Lila Perl Writing Styles in Four Perfect Pebbles: A Holocaust Story

Lila Perl
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Perspective

Four Perfect Pebbles has two authors, Lila Perl and Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Lila Perl is the major author and not a character in the book. She is an author of juvenile literature, writing contemporary novels for middle-school aged children. However, she turned to non-fiction writing after writing fiction and when she met Marion Blumenthal Lazan and heard her talk about surviving the Holocaust, she felt compelled to help Marion make it into a book. She feels that Marion's story gives the world an opportunity to think through the life of Anne Frank, had she survived. Both girls were similar in age and both were imprisoned in Bergen-Belsen. Lila notes that she traveled to Germany and Easter Europe several times in preparation for writing the book, along with extensive bibliographical research. Thus, the first perspective of Four Perfect Pebbles is that of a professional writer of young adult literature...

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