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A Drinking Life: A Memoir


A Drinking Life: A Memoir - Hamill, Pete
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This bestselling memoir from a seasoned New York City reporter is a vivid report of a journey to the edge of self-destruction ( New York Times ). As a child during the Depression and World War II, Pete Hamill learned early that drinking was an essential part of being a man, inseparable from the rituals of celebration, mourning, friendship, romance, and religion. Only later did he discover its ability to destroy any writer's most valuable tools: clarity, consciousness, memory. In A Drinking Life , Hamill explains how ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780316341028

Trade paperback

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

ISBN-13: 9780316341080


A Drinking Life: A Memoir 1994, Wheeler Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781568951119

Large type / large print