Double Life: The Shattering Affair Between Chief Judge Sol Wachtler and Socialite Joy Silverman

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Pocket Books, 1995 - Extortion - 289 pages
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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.

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Sol Wachtler was the chief judge of New York State's highest court until he was arrested by the FBI in 1992 for extortion. In his powerful position, Wachtler had the reputation of being charismatic ... Read full review


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Wolfe is a journalist and novelist.

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