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Double Life

3.29 of 5 stars 3.29  ·  rating details  ·  7 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Wolfe goes behind the scandalous headlines to reveal how Sol Wachler, New York State's esteemed Chief Judge, came to be charged with harassing and threatening his former lover, the beautiful socialite Joy Silverman. From hundreds of interviews and exclusive sources, Wolfe constructs a riveting portrait of a man driven to his downfall by sexual obsession.
Published December 31st 1995 by Pocket Books (first published September 1st 1994)
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This would be just an ordinary book were it not for the individuals involved, mainly the man. He is a judge with a perfect reputation, but when he becomes involved in this relationship all common sense flies out the window.
I've included this in the "mental health" section because this would most definitely be an interesting case study for psychologists.

There is nothing really earth shattering in here, but I do highly recommend it.
Reminded me a lot of "The House of Hilton"...
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Linda Wolfe is an award-winning journalist and novelist. Among her many books are the novel "Private Practices" and the nonfiction books "Wasted: The Preppie Murder," "The Professor and the Prostitute," and "The Murder of Dr. Chapman." A longtime contributing editor at New York magazine, Wolfe's articles and personal essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Playboy, and many o ...more
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