The Book: Christine Quinn on Christine Quinn

Christine Quinn's memoir comes out next month. (Photo:
Christine Quinn’s memoir comes out next month. (Photo:

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s long-awaited memoir is set to come out next month–and Politicker got an early peek.

The 242-page hardcover–conveniently timed for released just as voters are starting to tune in to the mayor’s race–provides a deeply personal account of Ms. Quinn’s childhood growing up on Long Island, including coping with her mother’s losing battle with cancer, her insecurities, and her journey to becoming the city’s second-most powerful elected official, and potentially its first female and openly gay mayor.

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