Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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As a child, Carla van Raay experienced a trauma that changed her forever. Burdened by the weight of this terrible secret, all she wanted to do was survive. Life as a nun promised refuge from the outside world. Carla hoped to find love and understanding within the convent walls. Instead she became enmeshed in a complex system of regulations that drove her to the brink of madness. Finally released from her vows, she escaped back into the 'real' world. A hasty marriage and separation left Carla with a daughter to support. With few professional skills to rely on from her years as a nun, she turned to another age-old profession - prostitution. She worked as an escort to learn the ropes, then struck out on her own, setting up a massage service. God's callgirl was born. When eventually the seamier side of the business began to assert itself, Carla embarked on a journey to uncover the dark secret of her past. (Source: Trove)

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  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2004 .
      Extent: xvi, 441p.p.
      ISBN: 0732277558
Alternative title: Einmal Hölle und zurück : mein Leben als Heilige und Hure
Language: German

Works about this Work

Sister Double Act Victoria Laurie , 2004 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 21-22 February 2004; (p. 22-25)
Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 April 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of God's Callgirl : One Woman's Life Journey from Convent to Sex Worker Carla Van Raay 2004 single work autobiography
Degrees of Exploitation Joy W. Hooton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 263 2004; (p. 21-22)

— Review of A Tuesday Thing Kate Shayler 2004 single work autobiography ; God's Callgirl : One Woman's Life Journey from Convent to Sex Worker Carla Van Raay 2004 single work autobiography
Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 3 April 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of God's Callgirl : One Woman's Life Journey from Convent to Sex Worker Carla Van Raay 2004 single work autobiography
Degrees of Exploitation Joy W. Hooton , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 263 2004; (p. 21-22)

— Review of A Tuesday Thing Kate Shayler 2004 single work autobiography ; God's Callgirl : One Woman's Life Journey from Convent to Sex Worker Carla Van Raay 2004 single work autobiography
Sister Double Act Victoria Laurie , 2004 single work biography
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian Magazine , 21-22 February 2004; (p. 22-25)
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Subjects:
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    Netherlands,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • Western Australia,
  • 1940-2004
Settings:
  • Melbourne, Victoria,
  • c
    Australia,
    c
  • c
    Netherlands,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • ca. 1940-2004
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