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Disappearing Act: A Mother's Journey to the Underground
"I heard drawers and closet doors open and close as the policemen continued their search in the bedrooms. My files were stacked in the office. Those papers could connect my name and my face. My picture albums were piled on the floor. If the officers opened them, they'd see that I was the mother they were looking for. I thought of everything they might find to bring my ...more
Paperback, 480 pages
Published October 12th 2013 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Sharon is a former co-worker of mine, so I was familiar with her knack for sharing intriguing anecdotes. Reading this book, I learned what a brilliant storyteller she truly is. This reads like a novel with expertly crafted characters, but it's a true story about real people. Sharon has a great sense of humor and a sharp wit which she manages to maintain even through the most harrowing situations. Even though I knew the outcome of her journey, I feared for Sharon at times. The story is brought to ...more
A very interesting account of a woman's life into and out of an abusive marriage. I applaud Sharon's ability to step back & ask the hard questions about her life & the decisions she made for herself & her son. And it was a fun book for me to read since it covers a shared point in history.