A Drinking Life

A Drinking Life

A Memoir

Book - 1994
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20 years after his last drink Pete Hamill looks back on his early life. As a child during the depression and World War II he learnt that drinking was to be an essential part of being a man, it was only later he discovered its ability to destroy lives.

Baker & Taylor
The journalist and author recreates the hard-drinking Brooklyn-Irish lifestyle that informed every aspect of his childhood and early career, and eventually destroyed his marriage

Baker
& Taylor

An acclaimed author offers an honest self-portrait of coming of age in a culture that considers drinking an essential part of becoming a man and reveals how it nearly destroyed his ability to write. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c1994
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316341028
0316341029
9780316341080
0316341088
Branch Call Number: B HAM
Characteristics: 263p. ; 24cm

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