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Leslie Maitland

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Leslie Maitland is a former reporter for the New York Times who specialized in legal affairs and investigative reporting. She joined the Times after graduating from the University of Chicago and the Harvard Divinity School. After breaking stories on the FBI’s undercover “Abscam” inquiry into corruption in Congress, she moved to the New York Times Washington Bureau to cover the Justice Department. After leaving the Times, she began, among other projects, extensive research for this nonfiction book, including five reporting trips to Europe and one to Cuba. She frequently participates in programs discussing literature on the Diane Rehm Show on National Public Radio. The mother of a son and a daughter, Maitland now lives with her husband in Bet...more


American Hustle is a captivating cinematic take-off on the FBI’s undercover Abscam investigation into political corruption. Leslie – who broke the story in The New York Times in 1980 and produced numerous exclusives on the FBI’s activities – writes about the movie and the actual operation in the latest issue of the University of Chicago Magazine. Click here to read her latest story. The Univers...

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date: July 10, 2012 07:00PM
location: Barnes & Noble, Bethesda, MD, 4801 Bethesda Avenue, Bethesda, MD, The United States
description: Leslie Maitland will discuss Crossing the Borders of Time, answer questions, and happily sign books.
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“I miss you terribly. You see, you always talk about getting cure of our romance, and I did my best to help! But now you have me definitely and hopelessly 'contaminated' to the extent that I am sick at heart. Strangeley, I do not want to be cured! I love you completely.”
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“His wide mouth was firm as his lips met her own, and like an explorer planting a stake in new soil, he claimed her right then for the rest of her days.”
Leslie Maitland, Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed

J'attendrai, ma chérie," he told her, attempting to smile. "Le jour et la nuit, tu sais. J'attendrai ton retour. Toujours. I love you always.”
Leslie Maitland, Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed

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