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Leslie Maitland

Born: 1949 in New York City, NY
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Maitland is a graduate of the University of Chicago.

Biography: Maitland is an award-winning former New York Times investigative reporter and national correspondent who covered the Justice Department. She appears regularly on the Diane Rehm Show on NPR to discuss literature. She currently resides in Bethesda, Maryland.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Leslie Maitland on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Crossing the borders of time :
ISBN: 1590514963 OCLC: 744285963

Other Press, New York : ©2011.

Investigative reporter Leslie Maitland grew up enthralled by her mothers accounts of forbidden romance and harrowing flight from the Nazis. Her book is both a journalists vivid depiction of a world at war and a daughters pursuit of a haunting question: what had become of the handsome Frenchman whose picture her mother continued to treasure almost fifty years after they parted? It is a tale of memory that reporting made real and a story of undying love that crosses the borders of time.