By Koren Zailckas
Garnering an unlimited volume of realization from teenagers and fogeys, and from ebook purchasers around the nation, Smashed grew to become a media sensation and a New York Times bestseller. Eye-opening and totally gripping, Koren Zailckas’s tale is that of hundreds of thousands of ladies like her who're no longer alcoholics—yet—but who in many instances use booze as a shortcut to braveness and a stand-in for reliable judgment.
With one stiff sip of Southern convenience on the age of fourteen, Zailckas is initiated into the realm of ingesting. From then on, she is going to drink faithfully, fanatically. In highschool, her experimentation will result in a abdominal pumping. In university, her extra will crumple to a trend of self-poisoning that may develop extra harmful every year. At age twenty-two, Zailckas will get up in an unexpected condominium in long island urban, elbow her pal who's handed out subsequent to her, and ask, "Where are we?" Smashed is a sober examine how she obtained there and, after years of blackouts and smashups, what it took for her to achieve she needed to cease ingesting. Smashed is an stunning literary debut destined to turn into a classic.
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