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A Drinking Life

Author: Hamill, Pete

Publisher: Back Bay Books

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A Drinking Life : As a child during the Depression and World War II, Pete Hamill learned early that drinking was an essential part of being a man, inseparable from the rituals of celebration, mourning, friendship, romance, and religion. Only later did he discover its ability to destroy any writer's most valuable tools: clarity, consciousness, memory. In A Drinking Life, Hamill explains how alcohol slowly became a part of his life, and how he ultimately left it behind. Along the way, he summons the mood of an America that is gone forever, with the bittersweet fondness of a lifetime New Yorker.

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Biography & Autobiography   Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Biography & Autobiography   Personal Memoirs

ISBN 13:9780316341028
ISBN 10:0316341029
Size:8.25" l x 5.41" w x 0.78" h
Grade Lvl: Non-Classifiable

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