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Author Karr, Mary.

Title Lit : a memoir / Mary Karr.

Imprint New York, NY : Harper, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  811 KARR    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 386 p. ; 24 cm.
Summary The author reveals how, shortly after giving birth to a child she adored, she drank herself into the same numbness that nearly devoured her charismatic but troubled mother, reaching the brink of suicide before a spiritual awakening led her to sobriety.
Subject Karr, Mary -- Mental health.
Karr, Mary -- Childhood and youth.
Karr, Mary -- Family.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Recovering alcoholics -- United States -- Biography.
Mental illness -- United States -- Case studies.
Alcoholism -- United States -- Case studies.
Dysfunctional families -- Texas.
Texas -- Biography.
ISBN 9780060596989 (hardcover)
0060596988 (hardcover)

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