Caroline Knapp Drinking: A Love Story

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Drinking: A Love Story

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The author of Alice K.'s Guide to Life provides a moving and candid memoir of her twenty-year love affair with alcohol, explaining how and why she became an alcoholic and her struggle to live without an alcoholic crutch. 40,000 first printing. $40,000 ad/promo. Tour.

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"Caroline Knapp is a rare writer, with a sophisticated, beautifully controlled style. Drinking not only describes a triumph; it is one."

"A remarkable exercise in self-discovery."

"Knapp recounts her love affair passionately. In paragraphs where she nostalgically remembers sloshing vodka over ice, the sensuality of her language can give you a contact high."

"Uncanny, chilling, honest, brave, and a wonderful read."

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Caroline Knapp was a contributor at New Woman magazine and a regular columnist at The Boston Phoenix, and her work has appeared in Mademoiselle, The New York Times, and numerous international magazines. She is also the author of Alice K's Guide to Life and Pack of Two. Caroline Knapp died in 2002 at the age of 42.

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