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In the Open Diary of a Homeless Alcoholic

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ISBN-10: 0226157687

ISBN-13: 9780226157689

Edition: N/A

Authors: Timothy E. Donohue

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Compelling, raw, and painfully self-aware,In the Opendescribes an existence most people can barely imagine. A first-hand account of one man's struggle with homelessness and alcoholism, this diary records a world full of physical degradation and despair that is not without unpredictable moments of striking beauty. Donohue's experiences are brutal, but his perceptions are poetic. This account of an intelligent and sensitive man in the grip of alcoholism and homelessness challenges our perceptions of those on the margins of American contemporary life. "Donohue recorded this often-moving account during a four-year period of homelessness caused by his alcoholism. . . . There are many brilliant…    
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Book details

List price: $23.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/8/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 210
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

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