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Silent Partner : A Memoir of My Marriage

McGreevey, Dina Matos

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ISBN 10: 1401303641 / ISBN 13: 9781401303648
Editorial: Hyperion, N.Y., 2007
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280p. A near fine copy, the bottom forecorner of the front cover has been moderately bumped, in a fine d.j. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería 020695

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Título: Silent Partner : A Memoir of My Marriage

Editorial: Hyperion, N.Y.

Año de publicación: 2007

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ejemplar firmado: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Edición: First Edition.

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Sinopsis:

The truth behind the lies.

It was an unforgettable scene. Dina Matos McGreevey, an attractive woman in her mid-thirties, wife, mother, and First Lady of the state of New Jersey, watched silently as her husband, then New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, resigned his office with the revelation that he was a "gay American." The picture of grace and loyalty, perfectly composed in her pale blue suit, Dina Matos McGreevey gave no sign of the tangled mixture of fear, sorrow, and anger she felt that day, no hint of the devastation that was to come. Since then she has been asked repeatedly about the nature of her marriage, about what she knew and when she knew it. Since then, she has remained silent. Until now.

Speaking up at last, Dina Matos McGreevey here recounts the details of her marriage to Jim McGreevey. What emerges is a tale of love and betrayal, of heartbreak and scandal . . . and ultimately, hope.

It all began with so much promise. Dina Matos was a responsible and civic-minded young woman who fell in love with the passion of political action. When Jim McGreevey walked into her life, he appeared to be a kind and loving man, someone with whom she could build a life based on shared ideals, a strong spiritual commitment, and a desire to make a difference in the world. Beyond their initial chemistry, Dina Matos was attracted by Jim McGreevey's principles and his unwavering devotion to his work. She didnt know that his life, and thus their marriage, were built on a foundation of lies; that his past was littered with casual sexual encounters in seedy bookstores and public parks; or that, by his own admission, he began an adulterous affair with another man while she was in the hospital awaiting the birth of their child. "Could I have known," she asks "How could I have known"

With scalding honesty, she tells of her life with the former governor, of the politics and public service that brought them together, and the lies that tore them apart.

Here is a story of a marriage that was anything but happily-ever-after, told by a strong and resilient woman who can, and finally will, speak for herself.

About the Author:

Dina Matos McGreevey is executive director of the Columbus Foundation at Columbus Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. She lives in New Jersey with her five-year-old daughter, Jacqueline.

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