Strange Fits of Passion

A Novel
Author(s): Anita Shreve
Original Publish Date: Nov 11, 1999
Product Number: EB00031259
Released: Nov 11, 1999
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547545370
Publisher: Mariner Books
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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.

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