The Stalking of Kristin by George, Jr. Lardner
A Father Investigates the Murder of His Daughter

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Based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning article, a veteran reporter recounts his daughter's murder by an ex-boyfriend--a known criminal--and exposes the legal system's lack of attention to domestic violence. 35,000 first printing. $50,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

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Published October 1, 1995 by Atlantic Monthly Pr. 340 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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After two months of dating him, Kristin became terrified of Michael, who had beaten her bloody and killed her kitten.

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The author's 21-year-old daughter, Kristin Lardner, began dating 22-year-old Michael Cartier in January 1992. She first suffered his violence that April; on May 19, she was granted a restraining order

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The author's 21-year-old daughter, Kristin Lardner, began dating 22-year-old Michael Cartier in January 1992.

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And eventually, he discovers the daughter he knew and the daughter he didn't — a kid whose childhood heroine was Pippi Longstocking, who would spray her hair into a Mohawk in the girls' bathroom every morning of 10th grade, and who, he notes sadly, ''went for the bad-boy type.'' Without gr...

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George Lardner is an EXCELLENT writer and The Stalking of Kristin is an excellent study in how domestic violence affects persons of all backgrounds;

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