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Mary Cox

Mary Cox was born in New Zealand and went with her parents and her brother to live away from civilization at the age of nine. She was educated by the New Zealand Correspondence School. At 21 she moved to England, where she worked for the BBC, then emigrated to Canada. Returning to New Zealand she married and had 2 children. Now retired, she is living in Wales. Mary Cox published Holding Back the Dark with The Book Guild in 1996.