Polly Adler

Polly Adler's autobiography, A House is Not a Home, was a phenomenon when it was published in 1953. The title referred to her infamous brothel in New York City, and told the story of Jewish immigrant life in New York and the city’s underworld.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Polly Adler." (Viewed on October 16, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/polly-adler>.


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