Books tagged: alcoholism in the family

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Why Don't They Just Quit? What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery.
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Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 69,690. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This award-winning book covers critical topics: - Why a person does not have to hit rock-bottom - When helping is actually hurting - How to deal with a relapse - Why effective intervention doesn't have to be a surprise attack Achieve the peace of mind that comes from knowing what works, what doesn't and why. Why Don't They JUST QUIT? provides the answers you're looking for.
NO LONGER SILENT
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One in three women is a victim of sexual abuse before they turn 19. No Longer Silent could be the story of your friend or neighbor, your parent or your lover. No Longer Silent might be your story. No Longer Silent is the life story of Tammy Gagnon. Tammy left home at 14, fleeing an incestuous childhood. Running from guilt and shame too overwhelming for any little girl, Tammy experienced further
In Melancholia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Canadian Poetry
Childhood is sometimes marred by violence, pain, and abuse but revisiting those once familiar streets can be healing. Vincent Moore's In Melancholia explores the darker side of childhood lived inside the cracks of poverty and abuse and yet it is not without hope. The candle shines brighter and the songs are sweeter as a young boy stands poised at the edge of manhood.
alias Kraut a Braji Short Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
A short short postscript to the novel Braji that continues the character portrait of Kraut and provides a glimpse into his life after Brajilliana.
Portland: A Collection of Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,690. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Anger, betrayal, love, lust. The qualities that make us vulnerable are spread across these pages like a ballerina doing the splits. There's the runner who likes powder sugar on her nipples. Instructions on how to make a sandwich, given by a Chihuahua. The old man who wakes up as a sixteen-year-old girl. These stories are like chocolates, you read one and you want another.
George Washington Keefe Of The Washington Nationals
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
George Washington Keefe was a less than average pitcher for the Washington Nationals during the first seasons of the National League club's 19th century existence, 1886-1889. He established records for most walks in an inning in 1887. Mostly disappointing, but sometimes brilliant, he was 5'8" and left-handed. On one occasion in 1889, he outdueled Hall of Fame, New York Giants pitcher Tim Keefe.
Hidden Gifts
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals
Staring death in the face of a cancer diagnosis throws the world of this professional single mother and her 9 year old son into sheer chaos. As her world begins to fall apart, she sinks uncontrollably into the suppressed, agonising pain of her abusive childhood. This is a true story of past and present, emotional, physical and spiritual healing written with raw emotion.
Charles Manson The Ancestry Of A Mass Murderer
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Numerous true crime books have been published about the crimes of serial killer Charles Manson. My ebook differs from these types of books. I have written about the maternal and paternal genealogy of Manson's biological father, his stepfather, and his mother. I hope that readers will enjoy finding out about his roots in Kentucky. His family history can also be traced to OH, NC, NY, WVA, and VA.
Why you drink and How to stop: Journey to Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,590. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
Why some people drink destructively has puzzled many people for a long time. Why do you wake up promising yourself you will never do it again, but doing it over and over? Or why does your loved one continue to self-destruct, even if they promise to stop? If you are a problem drinker or love someone who is – then this book is for you.
Everything I Never Wanted to Be
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Dream of Things. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Everything I Never Wanted to Be is the true story of a family's battle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Any story filled with alcoholics and drug addicts includes a number of horrific events, but in the end, this is an uplifting story that can change behavior and save lives--and make you laugh along the way. "Raw and funny." -- Joel Stein, Time Magazine "Like a maelstrom." -- ForeWord Review