The End of Normal: A Wife's Anguish, a Widow's New Life
An explosive, heartbreaking memoir from the widow of Mark Madoff and daughter-in-law of Bernard Madoff, the first genuine inside story from a family member who has lived through -- and survived -- both the public crisis and her own deeply personal tragedy.
Don't get me wrong - some of it is...more
Madoff understood greed and capitalized on it and the ignorance and naivete of his investors. What is amazing is that so many wealthy, otherwise in...more
Stephanie Madoff Mack doesn’t hold back her thoughts, e...more
But Bernie Madoff's daughter-in-law, Stephanie Mack had b...more
All of us can relate to an uncontrollable family member we are cursed with and have suffered from merely being a relation.
Well written! I could not put this one down!
I understand they had to turn him in, but was turning against him the way they did "normal"? Not only that, but they and their wives" crucified" their mom for having contact with a husband of 50 years!
Normal, salt of the earth, people don't shut out their parents even if their parents are convicted murders and rapists! Rich, privileged, rotten kids are the one who...more
Stephanie Mack’s book speaks volumes about how hurtful media, rumours and revenge can be on a family trying to pick up the pieces and get on with their lives. This book has all...more
I listened to the audiobook which was read by the author. My eyes filled with tears many times as Stephanie's voice broke with emotion as she read her book. It was an honest biography of a woman and her husband thrust into the public arena at no fault of their own.
I didn't know too much of the Bernie Mad...more
Stephanie Madoff wrote this biography about her life, as it related to Bernie Madoff-- her father-in-law.
The first third of the book is absolutely TEDIOUS. It details, in FULL, her life before Mark Madoff and their courtship. I don't know how anyone could find this part interesting, unless you really want to know the most mundane details of a person's life. What she ate, when she exercised, what shoes she wore on h...more