My Poor Dad : A Precious Life Destroyed by Addiction [NOOK Book]

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My Poor Dad is Pablo's first novel and it chronicles his experience as the son of an alcohol addict in rural Guyana. From the social pressures that induce a brilliant teen to taste rum for the first time, to the destructive sequelae of his father's compulsive drinking, Pablo gives the reader an insider's view of his family's struggle through shame, abuse, neglect, betrayal, illness and death. A synopsis of empirical research into the root causes of alcohol addiction is also presented to underscore the many ...
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My Poor Dad : A Precious Life Destroyed by Addiction

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Overview

My Poor Dad is Pablo's first novel and it chronicles his experience as the son of an alcohol addict in rural Guyana. From the social pressures that induce a brilliant teen to taste rum for the first time, to the destructive sequelae of his father's compulsive drinking, Pablo gives the reader an insider's view of his family's struggle through shame, abuse, neglect, betrayal, illness and death. A synopsis of empirical research into the root causes of alcohol addiction is also presented to underscore the many complex variables related to this disease. Finally, a comprehensive list of resources to fight addiction is provided to assist anyone at risk or addicted to alcohol. My Poor Dad is a tragic story but one from which important lessons can be gleaned to help rid the world of the scourge of alcoholism. Ultimately, My Poor Dad tells a tale of perseverence in the face of unbearable odds.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781257241231
  • Publisher: Lulu.com
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Sold by: LULU PRESS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 437 KB

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