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Out of the wreck I rise : a literary companion to recovery

Author: Neil Steinberg; Sara Bader
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addiction is easy to fall into and hard to escape. It destroys the lives of individuals, and has a devastating cost to society. Steinberg and Bader harness the power of literature, poetry, and creativity to illuminate what alcoholism and addiction are all about. Each chapter begins with advice and commentary followed by a wealth of quotes to inspire and heal. The result is a mosaic of observations and encouragement  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Steinberg; Sara Bader
ISBN: 9780226140131 022614013X 022614027X 9780226140278 9780226528748 022652874X
OCLC Number: 927619699
Description: xiv, 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: Why put it off? --
The best of life: the good times sour --
I don't want to do that: the end of the party --
The direction you least trust: making the leap --
Nothing to lose: early recovery --
Wait, for now: the importance of time --
Somewhere to go: Alcoholics Anonymous --
Shakespeare's child: family and friends --
Upon breach of my late vows: relapse --
Gravy: on life anew.
Other Titles: Literary companion to recovery
Responsibility: Neil Steinberg and Sara Bader.

Abstract:

Addiction is easy to fall into and hard to escape. It destroys the lives of individuals, and has a devastating cost to society. Steinberg and Bader harness the power of literature, poetry, and creativity to illuminate what alcoholism and addiction are all about. Each chapter begins with advice and commentary followed by a wealth of quotes to inspire and heal. The result is a mosaic of observations and encouragement that draws on writers and artists spanning thousands of years.

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