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The stories were so true-to-life.
The author writes, "I had two cars and a mortgage. She lived in a homeless shelter. I had two cell phones and a landline. She couldn't afford a working telephone".
All of these stories are heartfelt and effectively written, but I was disappointed in their repetitive quality.
Very interesting look into womens lives and their relationship with drinking in a very non critical way. Read morePublished 9 months ago by pearl
This book is the worst. Several female writers were asked by the two main authors/editors to contribute their take on alcohol from a woman's perspective, and the result is this... Read morePublished 9 months ago by C. Jones
Interesting, well written and provocative stories of women growing up in families that struggled with drinking, family, relationships and self-esteem.Published 11 months ago by vasbrodie
A warning if you haven't read the book: this review gives some things away. It is difficult to avoid the fact that, because these essays are about the respective authors' personal... Read morePublished 11 months ago by emrep
I found the stories totally boring and could not relate to anyone. They know nothing about alcoholism. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Lindah
This book, pretty much as advertised, was a compilation of little first-person essays based on experience and opinion. I expected something with more meat on its pages. Read morePublished 14 months ago by LinnieRose
Any collection of true stories on any subject is a fascinating glimpse into the minds of ordinary people who often have extraordinary stories to tell. Read morePublished 17 months ago by katherine tomlinson
A collection of very interesting stories that most people could relate to. I intend to reread it which is not usual for me.Published 17 months ago by Juanita B.