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The Recovering

Intoxication and Its Aftermath

Leslie Jamison

With its deeply personal and seamless blend of memoir, cultural history, literary criticism, and reportage, The Recovering turns our understanding of the traditional addiction narrative on its head, demonstrating that the story of recovery can be every bit as electrifying as the train wreck itself. Leslie Jamison deftly excavates the stories we tel...
Publish Date
2019
January 15
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
4
ISBN
9780316259583
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Sep 01, 2018
“And did you get what / you wanted from this life, even so ... And what did you want? / To call myself beloved, to feel myself / beloved on theearth” -Raymond Carver, as quoted by @lsjamison in her stunning book The Recovering      source