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My name is Ross : an alcoholic's journey

Author: Ross Fitzgerald
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"''I turn 65 on Christmas Day 2009. If I survive, I'll be 40 years sober. This means that I have had 40 more years on this planet than I otherwise would have had if I hadn't stopped drinking alcohol.' From his first drink at the age of fourteen Ross Fitzgerald has struggled with alcoholism. His story is one about despair, courage and hope - and living to see another day. Insightful, brutally honest and inspiring, My  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ross Fitzgerald; Ross Fitzgerald
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Fitzgerald
ISBN: 9781742231020 1742231020
OCLC Number: 416449143
Description: ix, 226 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface; 1 Life/Death/Insanity; 2 Suicide/Murder; 3 Shock; 4 Damaged and Desperate/ Slowly the Poison; 5 Sydney Town; 6 'Adequacy, Not Perfection'; 7 Silver Trays; 8 Raffles. Spies and Brissy; 9 Birth and Genesis/Opposition and Repression; 10 Spiritual Experience and Anarchism in Practice; 11 Bears and Lions and Peter Beattie; 12 Father as Hero; 13 Waste, Regret, and into Action; 14 The A.A. Professor; 15 The Switch; 16 Under the Influence; 17 A Power Greater than Myself; 18 Do Not Be Discouraged; Endnotes; The Twelve Suggested Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous; The Serenity Prayer; How to Contact AA; Further Reading.
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From his first drink at the age of fourteen Ross Fitzgerald has struggled with alcoholism. In this book, he writes about growing up in Melbourne, drinking his way through university in Australia and  Read more...

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