Come to the Edge: A Memoir

Come to the Edge: A Memoir

Christina Haag

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 remarkable and ample grace
. whilst Christina Haag was once becoming up at the higher East part of big apple, John F. Kennedy, Jr., used to be only one of the men in her circle of prep institution buddies, a thin child who lived along with his mom and sister on 5th road and who occurred to have a mystery provider element following him at a discreet distance perpetually. A decade later, when they had either graduated from Brown collage and have been dwelling in ny urban, Christina and John have been solid in an off-Broadway play jointly. It was once then that John confessed his long-standing overwhelm 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 dating was once transformative for either one of them. With beautiful prose, Haag paints a portrait of a tender guy with an important skill for romance, and an adventurous spirit that drove him to reside existence to its fullest.

A haunting ebook, Come to the Edge is an enduring evocation of a time and a place--of the indelible sting of the lack of younger love, and of the folks who form you and stay with you, even if in individual or in spirit. it's approximately being younger and whole of wish, with all of the power of your existence as but unfulfilled, and of coming of age at a second in New York's background while the town straight away held risk, magic, and never-ending percentages for self-discovery. 

Rarely has a love tale been informed so superbly.

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