The Plum Tree Characters

Ellen Marie Wiseman
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Christine Bolz

Christine Bolz is the main character of the novel “The Plum Tree” by Ellen Marie Wiseman. Blonde-haired, beautiful, and deeply compassionate, Christine is seventeen years old when the novel begins. A resident of the town of Hessental, Germany, she is the daughter of Dietrich and Rose Bolz, the granddaughter of Oma and Opa, and the older sister of Maria, Heinrich, and Karl. From a lower-class family, Christine and her mother work as domestic help for the wealthy Jewish family, the Bauermans. While working there, Christine falls in love with eldest child Isaac Bauerman, and the two begin seeing one another.

As Hitler and the Nazis grow in power and pass new laws against the Jews, Christine and Isaac continue their relationship in secret. Christine's courage and compassion are evident through her desire to remain with Isaac, even when it is against the law. They continue meeting weekly...

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