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Old 08-02-2013, 01:14 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I loved The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls for the story of how an extraordinary person overcomes an alcoholic family. Lit: A Memoir by Mary Carr is a good one from the alcoholic's perspective. A Drinking Life by Pete Hamill is a great read too. Caroline Knapp's Drinking: A Love Story is pretty powerful stuff. Elizabeth Wurtzel, who wrote Prozac Nation, also wrote about her drug addiction in More, Now, Again.
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