Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer's assistant, and somehow they met in Bright Lights, Big City. He's blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending novel but, above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.
"I think of karma"
Life at 15 isn't easy for a girl if she's shy and hates the way she looks. Each day is heaven or hell, depending on who talks to her, or who doesn't. So when she's finally accepted by a group, she doesn't refuse their party games, even if it means taking LSD. Soon she's taking little pills to wake up and others to go to sleep, and the days begin to blur. Based on a 15-year-old's diary, Go Ask Alice is the intimate account of one girl's fatal journey into the world of drug addiction.
"WE WERE ALL LIED TO. THIS IS FICTION PEOPLE!!!"
This is the original study guide to the Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous. Filled with practical information for those first days of sober living, this little book offers newcomers advice about the program, how long it takes, and what to look for in a sponsor; provides in-depth discussions of each of the Twelve Steps and related character defects; poses common questions about AA and helping others, identifying where to find answers in the Big Book; and, features non-sexist language.
"Helps me understand addicts in my life."
Originally written in Icelandic in the 13th century AD by an anonymous author, The Story of The Volsungs is a legendary saga based on Norse mythology. The epic describes the legendary history and heroic feats of several generations of mythic Viking families and derives from many sources, including preexisting Edda, or heroic poems, Norse legends, historical events, and orally transmitted folklore. The saga is imbued throughout with themes of power, jealousy, love, vengeance, and fear.
"Passionate, Poetic, Bloody, Heroic, & Tragic Saga"
Does it feel like no matter what you try, your husband or wife won't stop drinking? Are you tired of constantly obsessing over your spouse's alcoholism? Do you want to learn how to find serenity in the midst of the chaos you're dealing with?This plan for dealing with an alcoholic spouse will change your life forever! These are proven methods that have helped tens of thousands of people all over the world learn how to cope with family members and friends who are addicted to alcohol.
A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football League.
"As a football lover, enjoyable story"
This is a comprehensive study of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous ,with hundreds of questions asked and answered. A rich resource to learn and understand alcoholism and a study of the 12 steps. Can be used for groups, for sponsors, and as a standalone. Chapters include: The Doctor's Opinion, Bill's Story, How It Works, There Is a Solution, More About Alcoholism, We Agnostics, Into Action, Working With Others, and A Vision For You.
Hurt people hurt people. Say there was a novel in which Holden Caulfield was an alcoholic and Lolita was a photographer's assistant, and somehow they met in bright lights, big city. He was blinded by love. She by ambition. Diary of an Oxygen Thief is an honest, hilarious, and heartrending audiobook but, above all, a very realistic account of what we do to each other and what we allow to have done to us.
La vida de un picaro espanol. La vida de Lazarillo de Tormes y de sus fortunas y adversidades es el titulo completo de la novela anonima que al ser publicada en 1554, creo todo un genero, el de la novela picaresca. Es un relato agil, hecho en primera persona por el protagonista, nacido a la orilla de Tormes, el rio que pasa por Salamanca, y que desde su primera infancia lleva una penosa existencia de vagabundeo y de servidumbre, en especial para un ciego, del cual toma el apodo de lazarillo.
"I read this book in spanish 40 years ago"
"Slushajte, dobrye ljudi, starinnuju povest', drevnjuju sagu o Beovul'fe…"Krovavye bitvy i velikie podvigi, zakljat'e kurgannyh sokrovishh i chudovishhnye monstry, predannye druz'ja i podlye vragi – v geroicheskoj sage o velichajshem voitele anglosaksonskih plemen, velikom konunge Beovul'fe. On fantasticheski silen i nepobedim, on blagoroden i spravedliv, ego slovo – slovo chesti. I pust' protiv nego opolchajutsja sily t'my – Beovul'f odoleet ih v chestnoj bitve. "Voistinu, net sredi smertnyhvoitelja, ravnogo v sile tebe, Beovul'f dostoslavnyj!"
The oldest long poem in Old English, written about AD 1,000, Beowulf tells the story of a great warrior of southern Scandinavia, in both youth and maturity. The monster Grendel terrorizes the Scyldings of Hrothgar's Danish Kingdom until Beowulf defeats him. As a result, he has to face her enraged mother. Beowulf dies after a battle against a fierce dragon.
"Beowulf lives again!"
I know exactly how you feel right now. When I started looking for help, I was exhausted from living with someone who was addicted to alcohol. I was lonely, frustrated, confused, deeply hurt, anxious, mad, worried, filled with fear, and out of ideas.
In 1904 the Scottish town of Selkirk held a three-day event to raise funds to replace a wooden bridge destroyed in a flood two years earlier. As part of the event, the organizers sold a story collection called The Book o' the Brig. Most of the stories were written by locals - but one stood out because it starred Holmes and Watson.
Quienes conformamos Alcohólicos Anónimos, somos más de cien mujeres y hombres que hemos logrado restablecernos de una condición de salud aparentemente sin esperanzas de cura, tanto de nuestra mente como de nuestro cuerpo. Es así que el propósito principal de este libro es informar a otras personas alcohólicas, en una manera detallada, la forma en que hemos podido restablecernos.
"Muy buen Libro"
If you are interested in how miraculous and paranormal reality can be, or if you simply want to know firsthand what it is like to talk to a German Shepherd dog and have it answer back, then this little audiobook will amaze and delight you through each miraculous life lesson shared in Anonymous' easygoing and friendly conversational style.
It's never been easy to be a hero. When Beowulf arrives at Hrothgar's hall, he discovers that the hall is beset by Grendel, an evil creature that kills and pillages with impunity. Beowulf, in heroic fashion, bests Grendel in combat, then follows Grendel back to his lair to finish the job.
The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous is an incredible book. Since 1939 millions have read it to find a path to sobriety and more. The history of where the 12 steps came from will help give a deeper understanding to all that this book has to offer. After thousands of hours in Big Book studies and walking dozens of others through its pages, I am offering a history reference to where the spiritual steps came from that will hopefully help you see more of what this process involves.
"Do not buy this book"
This book is designed to help you learn how to cope with addicts, alcoholics or substance abusers. Like most people, you are probably exhausted from trying to cope with all of the lies, arguments, anger, broken trust, stealing, manipulation, and insane behaviors that accompany having a relationship with an addict. Perhaps you have lost all hope for change and find yourself caught between loving who the substance abuser once was with all of your heart and hating the addict that they have become.
Picking up the story where it left off, the controversial protagonist of cult classic Diary of an Oxygen Thief retools his advertising skills to seduce women online. It's a pursuit that quickly becomes a dangerous fixation, often requiring even more creativity and deception than his award-winning ad campaigns. Dazzling, daunting, and darkly hilarious, this spellbinding sequel is a spectacular indictment of a modern love twisted beyond recognition.
Un alcohólico restablecido explica cómo vivir sin licor. Esta memoria anónima expone los mitos sobre la bebida, describe los síntomas del alcoholismo, y da un método a seguir, día por día, para un restablecimiento permanente. El programa es una adaptación del libro, The Drinking Game and How to Beat It. En Español. Experience the journey to sobriety through the words of a reformed alcoholic. This anonymous memoir exposes the myths about drinking, describes the symptoms of alcoholism, and gives an honest one-day-at-a-time approach to permanent recovery. This program was adapted from the book The Drinking Game and How to Beat It (1968). In Spanish.