Coming Clean: A true story of love, addiction and recovery (Hardback)Liz Fraser (author)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm
Raw, unflinching, incredibly brave * Anita Rani, BBC Woman's Hour *
An extraordinary book - deeply painful and loving. * Adam Kay *
[Coming Clean] sheds light on the reverberating effects of addiction and sobriety in this glowing memoir that unravels her experience falling in - and at times, out of - love with an alcoholic ... Fraser illuminates the complexities of loving an addict and why she 'didn't run a mile' when his illness became apparent ... In the end, her wry prose, sharp self-reflection, and affinity for the uncertain reshapes her fraught experience into a nuanced story of resilience. This will be a beacon of hope for those whose lives have been touched by addiction. * Publishers Weekly *
A remarkably frank, emotionally charged foray into one woman's battle to come to terms with her partner's alcoholism; a desperate fight to protect herself and her child, and to create a world where they could be enough for one another. * Charlotte Philby *
A blistering account of damaged love, that will console anyone who lives with an addict. It's heartbreaking, eloquent and blackly funny. A book in search of the limits of compassion, finding none. An extraordinary achievement. * Rhik Samadder, author of I Never Said I Loved You *
Liz Fraser's memoir will break your heart into a million pieces and then gently squeeze it back together. Heart-rending and sad. A wonderful book. * Charlie Condou *
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