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The Resource The recovering : intoxication and its aftermath, Leslie Jamison

The recovering : intoxication and its aftermath, Leslie Jamison

Label
The recovering : intoxication and its aftermath
Title
The recovering
Title remainder
intoxication and its aftermath
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Jamison
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Addiction is seemingly inexplicable. From the outside, it can look like wilful, arrogant self-destruction; from the inside, it can feel as inevitable and insistent as a heartbeat. It is possible to describe, but hard to explore. Yet in 'The Recovering', Leslie Jamison draws on her own life and the lives of addicts of extraordinary talent - John Cheever, John Berryman, Jean Rhys and Amy Winehouse among them - to take us inside the experience of addiction, exposing the contours, edges and wholes of an intoxicated life. Part memoir, part group biography, part literary history and part definitive analysis of cultural and social considerations of addiction, this title is a significant moment in the history of post-war narrative non-fiction
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1983-
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Jamison, Leslie
Dewey number
  • 362.2'92
  • 362.2'92
  • 362.292
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Alcoholism
  • Alcoholics
  • Substance abuse
  • Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Jamison, Leslie
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
The recovering : intoxication and its aftermath, Leslie Jamison
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781783781522
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9781783781522
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The recovering : intoxication and its aftermath, Leslie Jamison
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781783781522
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
534 pages
Isbn
9781783781522
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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