Cristina Alger

Cristina Alger is a lifelong New Yorker. A graduate of Harvard College and New York University Law School, she worked as a financial analyst and a corporate attorney before becoming a writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.

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The Banker's Wife" was featured on Books & Co. on Aug. 3, 2018.

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