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Quicksand: One woman's escape from the husband who stalked her, a true story
by Ellen Singer
Ellen Singer (a pseudonym) met her husband, Roger, when she was 17. She fled him when she was 34 and finally disappeared for good with her daughters at 40, saying an unspoken goodbye to "family, friends, steady employment, credit cards and video rentals." After six years of pleading and demanding that the governments of two countries (Canada and the U.S.), three states, an ...more
Unknown Binding, 259 pages
Published August 2nd 2001 by HarperCollins
(first published 2001)
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With a witty imagination and persistence to reaching beyond odds of survival, this author portrays how real life can be for those who experience the scars of abuse. This note was written at the time I read the book likely ten years ago now, but has left an impression that still reverberates with me to this day.