Beryl Singleton Bissell


Surviving Ophelia: Mothers Share Their Wisdom in Navigating the Tumultuous Teenage Years

Beryl's essay, "Seven Years in Hell," was published in Surviving Ophelia shortly before her 24-year-old daughter Francesca's unresolved death in 2001.

"The contributors are women who have tried to do their best, even when that wasn't always enough." Publishers Weekly

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The collision of human love and faith
An impetuous move to Lake Superior transforms a life
While writing The Scent of God
"Seven Years in Hell"

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