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At 22, Leslie Morgan Steiner seemed to have it all: good looks, a Harvard diploma, a glamorous job in New York City. Plus a handsome, funny boyfriend who adored her. But behind her façade of success, this golden girl hid a dark secret. Shed made a mistake shared by millions: she fell in love with the wrong person. 

 

At first, Leslie and Conor seemed perfect together. Then came the fights she tried to ignore: he pushed her down the stairs, choked her during an argument, and threatened her with a gun. Several times, he came close to making good on his threat to kill her. With each attack, Leslie lost another piece of herself.  Why didnt she leave? She stayed because she loved him. Gripping and utterly compelling, Crazy Love takes you inside the violent, devastating world of abusive love and makes you feel the power and powerlessness of abuse that can take place anywhere and to anyone.  Crazy Love draws you in — and never lets you go.

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In this gripping, compulsively readable story of romantic love and its dreadful underside (Susan Cheever), "Crazy Love" recounts Steiner's experiences as an abused wife--and how she found the courage to leave.

Synopsis:

At 22, Leslie Morgan Steiner seemed to have it all: good looks, a Harvard diploma, a glamorous job in New York City. Plus a handsome, funny boyfriend who adored her. But behind her façade of success, this golden girl hid a dark secret. Shed made a mistake shared by millions: she fell in love with the wrong person. 

 

At first, Leslie and Conor seemed perfect together. Then came the fights she tried to ignore: he pushed her down the stairs, choked her during an argument, and threatened her with a gun. Several times, he came close to making good on his threat to kill her. With each attack, Leslie lost another piece of herself.  Why didnt she leave? She stayed because she loved him. Gripping and utterly compelling, Crazy Love takes you inside the violent, devastating world of abusive love and makes you feel the power and powerlessness of abuse that can take place anywhere and to anyone.  Crazy Love draws you in — and never lets you go.

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Leslie Morgan Steiner was the editor of the highly acclaimed Mommy Wars. She writes “On Balance,” the popular daily Washington Post online column about working motherhood. She is a frequent national television and radio guest on NBC’s Today Show, The Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio, MSNBC, Fox News and other programs. Steiner holds a BA in English from Harvard College and lives with her husband and three children in Washington, D.C.

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ISBN:
9780312377458
Author:
Steiner, Leslie
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Author:
Steiner, Leslie Morgan
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
BIO026000
Subject:
Abused women
Subject:
Abused wives
Subject:
Abuse - Domestic Partner Abuse
Subject:
Specific Groups - General
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Abused women -- United States.
Subject:
Family violence -- United States.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Publication Date:
20100330
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.50 in

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"Synopsis" by , In this gripping, compulsively readable story of romantic love and its dreadful underside (Susan Cheever), "Crazy Love" recounts Steiner's experiences as an abused wife--and how she found the courage to leave.
"Synopsis" by ,

At 22, Leslie Morgan Steiner seemed to have it all: good looks, a Harvard diploma, a glamorous job in New York City. Plus a handsome, funny boyfriend who adored her. But behind her façade of success, this golden girl hid a dark secret. Shed made a mistake shared by millions: she fell in love with the wrong person. 

 

At first, Leslie and Conor seemed perfect together. Then came the fights she tried to ignore: he pushed her down the stairs, choked her during an argument, and threatened her with a gun. Several times, he came close to making good on his threat to kill her. With each attack, Leslie lost another piece of herself.  Why didnt she leave? She stayed because she loved him. Gripping and utterly compelling, Crazy Love takes you inside the violent, devastating world of abusive love and makes you feel the power and powerlessness of abuse that can take place anywhere and to anyone.  Crazy Love draws you in — and never lets you go.

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