Drunken angel
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Berkeley, CA : Viva Editions, [2011].
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Central Adult Nonfiction
362.29 KAUFM
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Son of a French Holocaust survivor, Alan Kaufman drank to fill the huge hole in his heart, wrecking himself and everyone in his path. In Drunken Angel, the poet and critically acclaimed writer recounts with unvarnished honesty the story of the alcoholism that took him to the brink of death, the PTSD that drove him to the edge of madness, and the love that brought him back. With his estranged daughter as inspiration, and two unforgettable mentors for support, Kaufman cleaned himself up at age 40, taking full responsibility for nearly destroying himself, his work, and so many loved ones along the way. Kaufman minces no words as he looks back on a life pickled in self-pity, self-loathing, and guilt, delivering a lacerating, cautionary tales of a life wasted and reclaimed.
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Book
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First edition.
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463 pages ; 23.
Language:
English
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9781936740024 (hbk.), 1936740028 (hbk.)

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"Alan Kaufman recounts with unvarnished honesty the story of the alcoholism that took him to the brink of death, the PTSD that drove him to the edge of madness, and the love that brought him back. Son of a French Holocaust survivor, Kaufman was a drinker so mauled by his indulgences that it is a marvel that he hung on long enough to get into recovery. With his estranged daughter as inspiration, Kaufman cleaned himself up at age 40, taking full responsibility for nearly destroying himself, his work, and so many loved ones along the way. Kaufman minces no words as he looks back on a life pickled in self-pity, self-loathing, and guilt. Reading Drunken Angel is like watching an accident to see if any of the victims crawl away barely alive. Kaufman did, and here he delivers a lacerating, cautionary tale of a life wasted and reclaimed"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kaufman, A. (2011). Drunken angel. First edition. Berkeley, CA: Viva Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kaufman, Alan. 2011. Drunken Angel. Berkeley, CA: Viva Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kaufman, Alan, Drunken Angel. Berkeley, CA: Viva Editions, 2011.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kaufman, Alan. Drunken Angel. First edition. Berkeley, CA: Viva Editions, 2011. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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