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Reviewed in the United States on December 30, 2018
The book is readable but like every alcoholic's story, different from one's own journey and story. She's single and was a social drinker at parties and bars who crossed the line at some point and tells the well-travelled path into alcoholic dispair from a very individual story that is easy enough to read but if it's not along your experience; The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober becomes bogged down in personal experience instead of 'the journey.' One can read much shorter versions in the short stories that follow the Twelve Steps of Alcoholic Anonymous in 'The Big Book' and maybe relate to one or more of those more easily. I keep waiting to give it someone I meet whose story is drinking at parties and bars, not alone at home or in their car!
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