Terrific writer. I can almost taste the sounds, smells and visual descriptions that Pete Hamill puts into his work. He's a master of the written word.Published 18 days ago by Joan Speckin
Many of the alcoholic memoirs I've read recently don't give historical detail provided by the alcoholic. Read morePublished 29 days ago by A. Gold
If you were born in the 40s or 50s, this book will resonate with you. If you were born after that you will understand your parents.Published 1 month ago by Dwight Casey
It meanders. Nothing really hard-hitting, nothing really special. I finished it because I felt compelled to, not because I was really enjoying it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by John Hubbard
The Kindle delivery was great. I found the book itself to be written in a self-absorbed,, unpleasingly simple style. Just not for me.Published 5 months ago by Sutton Keany
Reading this book I felt the same parallel feelings with my own life, not a full blown alcoholic but drinking has definitely affected my life. Read morePublished 6 months ago by B. Fitzpatrick
A walk through the decades in New York, blurred more and more by drink as time passes. A very enjoyable read.Published 8 months ago by K. P. Lorton
We'll written story .
.You can picture sights,sounds and smells of the Bew York of Hamil's day.
He is an interesting character who fights his demons and wins.
A total reliable narrator for a non-egotistical memoir. I suggest you also read "Snow in August" to capture the true nature of different ethnicities living in the same... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Cathleen E. Vecchiato