I’m Running Away From Home, But I’m Not Allowed To Cross the Street: A Primer of Women’s Liberation

“‘Housework is creepy.’ So said Gabrielle B. Burton at one point in her 8-year, 5-child marriage. I’M RUNNING AWAY…is the passionate chronicle of her journey from solitary frustration & quiet unhappiness toward self-knowledge and fulfillment. Now, with rare insight and sensitivity, Ms. Burton traces the long & ultimately successful struggle to discover her own uniqueness within the roles of housekeeper, devoted wife, and mother which society had chosen for her. ‘Radiates good sense…present a moment of recognition that many women will share…Gabrielle Burton has a lot to say about becoming a person in the context of a traditional marriage.”