Rugged prose and a rare attention to telling detail have long distinguished Pete Hamill's unique brand of journalism and his universally well received fiction. Twenty years after his last drink, he examines the years he spent as a full-time member of the drinking culture. The result is A Drinking Life, a stirring and exhilarating memoir float is his most personal writing to date. The eldest son of Irish immigrants, Hamill learned from his Brooklyn upbringing during the Depression and World War II that drinking was an ...

A Drinking Life: A Memoir 1995, Back Bay Books, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780316341028

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A Drinking Life: A Memoir 1994, Little Brown and Company, Boston, MA

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A Drinking Life: A Memoir 1994, Wheeler Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781568951119

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