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‘Bobbie Cox’s coming-of-age novel explores the effects on Lena of the two women who loved her enough to let her go: her biological Jewish mother … and her Christian English foster mother … the story Cox has woven around a fantastic concept is unique and compelling’

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    Bobbie Ann Cole has lived and worked in Israel with her husband, Butch, a Canadian. They now live in Canterbury...

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    Bobbie Ann Cole

    It’s 1950: a mysterious stranger shows up at Marlene Roberts' Canterbury home, turning her teenage world upside down. The exotic ‘Mutti’, a German Jew and Holocaust survivor, is the mother she never knew she had.
    Years earlier, Mutti had sent the infant Marlene to England for safety but now...