Black and blue
(Large Print)

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Rockland, MA : Wheeler Pub., c1998.
Large Print
Physical Desc:
336 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
An ultimately uplifting tale, full of drama and the details of a personal crisis.

Oprah Book Club Choice and international bestseller.

'The first time my husband hit me, I was nineteen years old'

For eighteen years, Fran Benedetto kept her secret. And hit her bruises. And stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father. And because, in spite of everything, she loved him. Then one night, when she sae the look on her ten-year-old son's face, Fran finally made a choice -- and ran for both their lives. Now she is starting over in a city far from home, far from Bobby. But every day she waits fro him to catch up with her. Because Bobby always said he would never let her go. And despite the flawlessness of her escape, Fran Benedetto is certain of one thing -- it's only a matter of time.

'The honesty of her storytelling is exemplary' - Sunday Times

'Relationships and family life are captured in a beautiful, intelligent way' - Good Housekeeping

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APA Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, A. (1998). Black and blue. Rockland, MA: Wheeler Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, Anna. 1998. Black and Blue. Rockland, MA: Wheeler Pub.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, Anna, Black and Blue. Rockland, MA: Wheeler Pub, 1998.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Quindlen, Anna. Black and Blue. Rockland, MA: Wheeler Pub, 1998. Print.

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