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Lit : a memoir / Mary Karr.

By: Karr, Mary.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harper, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 386 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780060596989 (hardcover); 0060596988 (hardcover); 9780061939006; 0061939005.Subject(s): Karr, Mary -- Mental health | Karr, Mary -- Childhood and youth | Karr, Mary -- Family | Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography | Recovering alcoholics -- United States -- Biography | Mental illness -- United States -- Case studies | Alcoholism -- United States -- Case studies | Problem families -- Texas | Texas -- BiographyDDC classification: 811/.54 | B Summary: The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.
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The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.

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Lit : by Karr, Mary. ©2009