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Author Smith, Lisa F. (Lawyer), author.

Title Girl walks out of a bar : a memoir / by Lisa Smith.

Publication Info. New York : SelectBooks, Inc., [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    92 SMITH,L    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 SMITH,L    In Transit
Edition First edition.
Description ix, 277 pages ; 23 cm
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Summary Girl Walks Out of a Bar explores Smith's formative years, her decade of alcohol and drug abuse, divorce, and her road to recovery. In this darkly comic and wrenchingly honest story, Smith describes how her circumstances conspired with her predisposition to depression and self-medication in an environment ripe for addiction to flourish. When her close-knit group of high-achieving friends celebrate the end of their grueling workdays with alcohol-fueled nights at the city's clubs and summer weekends partying at the beach the feel-good times can spiral wildly out of control. Girl Walks Out of a Bar is a candid portrait of alcoholism through the lens of gritty New York realism. Beneath the façade of success lies the reality of
Subject Smith, Lisa F. (Lawyer) -- Health.
Substance abuse -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Recovering addicts -- United States -- Biography.
Recovering alcoholics -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781590793213 (pbk. book ; alk. paper)
1590793218 (pbk. book ; alk. paper)

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