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Caroline Knapp (1959–2002)

Autor(a) de Drinking: A Love Story

7+ Works 2,509 Membros 57 Reviews 12 Favorited

About the Author

Caroline Knapp was the author of Alice K's Guide to Life as well as the best-selling books, Drinking: A Love Story and Pack of Two: The Intricate Bond Between People and Dogs. She died in June 2002 at the age of 42, and lived in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Obras de Caroline Knapp

Drinking: A Love Story (1996) 1,288 cópias, 32 resenhas
Appetites: Why Women Want (2003) 485 cópias, 9 resenhas
The Merry Recluse: A Life in Essays (2004) 180 cópias, 4 resenhas
Shimon, Leah and Benjamin (1979) 4 cópias
Facture 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

For the Love of Books: 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most (1999) — Contribuinte — 456 cópias, 3 resenhas

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Knapp, Caroline
Data de nascimento
1959-11-08
Data de falecimento
2002-06-03
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de falecimento
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Causa da morte
lung cancer
Locais de residência
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Educação
Brown University (BA|1981)
Ocupação
columnist
writer
Relacionamentos
Morelli, Mark (husband)
Knapp, Peter H. (father)
Organizações
The Boston Phoenix

Membros

Resenhas

Read this because I married an alcoholic.
 
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Karen74Leigh | outras 31 resenhas | May 17, 2024 |
Here's what I wrote in 2013 about this read: "An anatomy of a woman (high-functioning) alcholic. The woman friend written about in Let's Take the Long Way Home. Got a bit long and discouraging but has a fine reputation as really, really helpful to many readers. Glad to have read it." Quotations in the comments section are my exact kindle highlights.
 
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MGADMJK | outras 31 resenhas | Dec 17, 2023 |
I feel a bit uncomfortable saying that a book depicting the incredible amount of pain and suffering caused by the author's struggle with alcoholism a real page turner. I mean what does that say about me ? But that's exactly what reading this book was, I simply gobbled it up. Caroline Knapp's struggle started at an early age and although as she said, she was a functioning alcoholic and never did anything really horrible to anyone, there was a brutal honesty about the harm she did to herself. Caroline used alcohol to hide from her demons but when she finally gave it up and faced her demons head on, she displayed amazing amount of bravery in revealing not only to herself, but to her readers as well, all the many many mistakes she made while under it's spell. Like I said a real page turner.… (mais)
 
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kevinkevbo | outras 31 resenhas | Jul 14, 2023 |
Reasonably well written but the subject of alcoholism is something that I have a hard time relating to, hence the three stars. Would be 3.5 if that was an option. Worth reading, mostly.
 
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Cantsaywhy | outras 9 resenhas | May 22, 2023 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
7
Also by
1
Membros
2,509
Popularidade
#10,231
Avaliação
3.9
Resenhas
57
ISBNs
47
Idiomas
7
Favorito
12

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