Call Me Elizabeth : Wife, Mother, Escort Paperback
Dawn Annandale is bright, witty and well educated. But when her marriage began to fall apart, she had to face a seemingly insurmountable pile of debts on her own.
Determined that her children would not suffer because of their parents' mistakes, and with no family to turn to for help, she searched desperately for a way to make some money, and fast. And made the decision to become an escort. CALL ME ELIZABETH offers an insight into the sex industry in the UK today, as well as the shocking truth that increasing numbers of women in a similar situation to Dawn are turning to prostitution to make ends meet.
It is by turns sad, funny, frightening and empowering, but it is above all honest and compelling.
From Emanuelle to Pretty Woman, the life of an escort remains deeply fascinating.
There will be those who will judge the author, but there will be many more who will recognise her dilemma and understand how she reached her decision.
This is her story - decide for yourself.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 304 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 27/07/2006
- Category: True stories
- ISBN: 9780751536980
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Review by mooknits
Well what can I say. I had read a review of this book to say that there was no titilation in it at all - wrong. This book is just full of sexual detail and titilation. I came away from reading this book thinking what a daft woman this author was. Just how this woman thought that prostitution was preferable to downsizing her world and spending is a mystery to me. However it was a compelling read. Not particularly well written, but interesting all the same. If you fancy a very light, quick read with lots of sex in it - punctuated with little stories of home life and pity party paragrahps - go for it.
Review by hailsus
I read the whole book, because when I start anything I cannot stop. I found the ending lacked depth.