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Black and blue : a novel / Anna Quindlen.

By: Quindlen, Anna.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Oprah's book club: Publisher: New York : Random House, c1998Description: 293 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0679435395 (acidfree); 9780679435396 (acidfree); 0375500510; 9780375500510.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Abused wives -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Oprah's Book Club | Marriage -- Fiction | Love -- Fiction | Wife abuse -- Fiction | Florida -- FictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Black and blue.DDC classification: 813/.54 Other classification: 18.06 Also issued online.Summary: A nurse escapes her abusive husband, a New York policeman, taking their son with her to Florida. She assumes a new identity and even finds romance, but there is a price, the 10-year-old boy misses his father and she lives in constant fear the father will find them, which he does. The novel analyzes why abused women wait so long to make their break.
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A nurse escapes her abusive husband, a New York policeman, taking their son with her to Florida. She assumes a new identity and even finds romance, but there is a price, the 10-year-old boy misses his father and she lives in constant fear the father will find them, which he does. The novel analyzes why abused women wait so long to make their break.

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Black and blue : by Quindlen, Anna. ©1998