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Out of the Ashes (Almonds and Raisins #4)

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When her husband dies, all Marianne has left is her career as a successful author. But soon she finds herself stepping into her immigrant grandmother's shoes as matriarch of the proud but troubled Jewish family. Somehow Marianne must maintain her own demanding career as well as nurture the age-old family traditions that have almost slipped away in today's frenetic pace.
Paperback, 448 pages
Published July 1st 1991 by Fontana/Collins (first published July 12th 1990)
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Enjoyed the book although sometimes I found it difficult keeping the minor characters and their relationships straight in my head. It was an insightful look into FAMILY. Jewish in this case with all its highs and lows, struggles to fit in and understand and make sense of their shared history and finally accept themselves for who they are. It could have been any family from any culture, religion or historical chaos as all families are complicated. Marianne found herself to have taken over the pos ...more
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Maisie Mosco was born as Maisie Gottlieb. Her parents were of Latvian Jewish and Viennese Jewish descent, and both emigrated to England around 1900.

She left school at the age of 14 to help in the family business. At the age of 18 she joined the ATS and at the end of World War II was helping to teach illiterate soldiers how to read. After the war, she edited the Jewish Gazette, and subsequently wr
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