Come to the Edge: A Memoir

Come to the Edge: A Memoir

Christina Haag


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
The Love tale of JFK Jr. and Christina Haag

"Lyrically and accurately recaptures the frenetic ecstasy of early love."--Washington Post

An elegy to old flame, a misplaced manhattan, and a tender guy who led his lifestyles with superb and considerable grace
. whilst Christina Haag was once growing to be up at the top East aspect of long island, John F. Kennedy, Jr., was once only one of the men in her circle of prep college pals, a thin child who lived along with his mom and sister on 5th street and who occurred to have a mystery provider aspect following him at a discreet distance constantly. A decade later, once they had either graduated from Brown college and have been residing in big apple urban, Christina and John have been solid in an off-Broadway play jointly. It used to be then that John confessed his long-standing weigh down on her, they usually launched into a five-year love affair. Glamorous and sometimes within the public eye, but additionally passionate and deeply intimate, their courting was once transformative for either one of them. With beautiful prose, Haag paints a portrait of a tender guy with a huge skill for romance, and an adventurous spirit that drove him to reside existence to its fullest.

A haunting booklet, Come to the Edge is a long-lasting evocation of a time and a place--of the indelible sting of the lack of younger love, and of the folk who form you and stay with you, no matter if in individual or in spirit. it's approximately being younger and whole of wish, with all of the capability of your existence as but unfulfilled, and of coming of age at a second in New York's historical past while the town without delay held hazard, magic, and never-ending probabilities for self-discovery. 

Rarely has a love tale been advised so fantastically.

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