Download e-book for iPad: A Bar On Every Corner: Sobering Up in a Tempting World by Jack Erdmann

By Jack Erdmann

ISBN-10: 1417596171

ISBN-13: 9781417596171

ISBN-10: 1568387377

ISBN-13: 9781568387376

To a newly sober individual, the area could be a scary position. attractive messages approximately alcohol, cigarettes, intercourse, and extra threaten newfound sobriety, whereas chemical comforts now not provide a well-known break out path. In his sequel to his acclaimed autobiography Whiskey's young ones, Jack Erdmann deals a hauntingly sincere account of his first days of sobriety. A Bar on each nook offers vital navigational bearings for secure passage throughout the dangers of early restoration.

Show description

Read or Download A Bar On Every Corner: Sobering Up in a Tempting World PDF

Similar addiction & recovery books

Get The Greening of America PDF

There's a revolution coming. it is going to now not be like revolutions of the prior. it is going to originate with the person and with tradition, and it'll switch the political constitution purely as its ultimate act. it is going to no longer require violence to be successful, and it can't be effectively resisted via violence. this is often the revolution of the hot new release.

John Booth Davies's Drugspeak: The Analysis of Drug Discourse PDF

Drugspeak: The research of Drug Discourse describes the way conversations among drug clients range and alter based on context and condition in ways in which recommend that there's no unmarried "truth" in regards to the kingdom we name "addicted. " The significant thesis of the booklet is that the reasons that drug clients supply for his or her drug use make feel now not loads as assets of proof, yet as basically useful statements formed via a weather of ethical and felony censure.

New PDF release: Addictions and Healing in Aboriginal Country

Addictions and therapeutic in Aboriginal kingdom establishes a framework for figuring out the problems pertinent to Indigenous addictions to alcohol, gunga and playing and its after-math in a single neighborhood, giant River (a fictitious identify for a true community).

Extra info for A Bar On Every Corner: Sobering Up in a Tempting World

Sample text

My knees tremble. 22 Chapter Two Time is starting to be visible. It’s oversized holes between the rungs of a high, thin ladder. I call Tom Kay, my old AA sponsor. He’s not home, so I leave a message on his machine. I call up Tahoe to talk to my kids, but there’s no answer. The sun is going down and that’s good except for having to live through the twilight. Please help me. Why is that? Why is twilight like that? It’s just scary. I put on a coat and walk down toward the Woodlands shopping center.

Maybe I feel like my mother did, putting me on a pony to be photographed as if the photograph itself, the cowboy outfit and the tired pony, proved that things were better than they really were. I’m a real person, and here’s the dog to prove it. ” I ask Steve. ” “Well, we gotta talk about this because I’m pretty sure he’s using. ” “Oh, right. I forgot. ” “What is that? ” “Yeah. It’s not like a real problem; he just likes it a lot. ” 37 A Bar on Every Corner I look over at him, his shoulder-length hair and his duct-taped jacket.

I’m powerless and I can’t manage anything. Things manage me. I walk all the way down to San Anselmo. There’s loud music from the College of Marin Student Union. Steve goes there, so I go inside and head up the stairs to the balcony. I pick Steve out right away, close to the front. He’s got his back to me but I know him. He’s in the green quilted jacket with the duct tape over a tear. His backpack’s over one shoulder. I head down the stairs to catch him when he leaves. “Steve. ” He turns around and peers at me through the crowd.

Download PDF sample

A Bar On Every Corner: Sobering Up in a Tempting World by Jack Erdmann


by Joseph
4.5

Rated 4.38 of 5 – based on 38 votes