Title: Strange Fits of Passion (Harvest Book Ser.)
Publisher: Harcourt Trade Publishers, San Diego, CA, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 1999
Binding: Trade Paperback
Book Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: First Edition.
Fine unread copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000250
Synopsis: The reader is left to uncover the truth in this labryinth of a tale, a riveting story told within the framework of one reporter's notes and a woman's letters from prison. Everyone believes that Maureen and Harrold English, two successful New York City journalists, have a happy, stable marriage. It's the early '70s and no one discusses or even suspects domestic abuse. But after Maureen suffers another brutal beating, she flees New York with her infant daughter and seeks refuge in a small coastal town in Maine. The weeks pass slowly, and just as Maureen begins to heal physically and emotionally, Harrold finds her, bringing the story to a violent, unforgettable end.
About the Author: Anita Shreve is the critically acclaimed, award-winning author of Fortune's Rocks, The Pilot's Wife, The Weight of Water, Resistance, Eden Close, and Where or When. She teaches at Amherst College and lives in Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
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