Krossing creates credible characters whose narrative chronicles their lives in well-paced colourful prose. (CM Magazine
Roitman’s most captivating chapters deal with Leah’s parents, the legacy of their Holocaust experiences, and how they impact the life of their Canadian daughter. (Jewish Book World
About the Author
Gina Roitman, the daughter of Holocaust survivors, was born in Passau, Germany in 1948 and lived in the Pocking-Waldstadt Displaced Persons Camp before emigrating to Canada as a child. An award-winning writer and poet, she is currently completing a film entitled My Mother, the Nazi Midwife, and Me – a documentary about her discovery that the horrific stories she thought were told to terrify her as a child were actually true. She lives in Montreal.