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What I Just Read: A D.S. Marquis Book Review of Dragged Up and Torn Apart by Cain Quillman

Updated: Jan 11

Raw, honest, & bittersweet! An unforgettable & harrowing memoir that fills up all five senses!

Dragged Up and Torn Apart by Cain Quillman is a harrowing and strong coming of age memoir of resilience, self-preservation, and love. With an absent father, twin boys in this book, virtually raise themselves outside and in greater London during the 80s alongside their mother who’s fighting her own demons, all the while taking it out on her children. With its candid and real dialogue, vivid descriptions, and strapping detail, Dragged up and Torn Apart is raw, honest, and bittersweet. Quillman shares himself wholly with his readers, holding little to nothing back. Well written, masterfully crafted, in an unwavering authentic voice Quillman pours out his heart and soul on every page, leaving the reader amazed and proud of his accountability, confessions, resilience, sense of humor, humanity, and forgiveness. Truly an unforgettable book full of feels that fills all five senses. ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Dragged Up and Torn Apart is available in paperback and e-book on Amazon.

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