Then There Was No Mountain: A Parallel Odyssey of a Mother and Daughter Through Addiction

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Taylor Trade Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 187 pages
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The mother of an addict daughter chronicles the long journey of pain, suffering, and anxiety that accompanied their relationship, while confronting her own role in perpetuating her daughter's substance abuse problem by not facing her own demons: guilt, shame, and denial.

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This book was an enlightening book from a mothers point of view chronicalling her duaghters addiction and recovery. The ending was not some bull*# happy fluff, it was real life. Read full review

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This book was great. I love reading books about drug and alcohol recovery as a social work major. Read full review

Contents

Poplars i
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Decorating for Christmas
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Highway Motel
15
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Ellen Waterston is the author of "Between Desert Seasons, Poems; I Am Madagascar;" and "Then There Was No Mountain, " a memoir selected by the Oregonian as one of the top ten books in 2003 and a finalist for Foreword Book-of-the-Year and WILLA book awards. She is founder and president of the Writing Ranch and founder and director of The Nature of Words. Waterston ranched in Oregon's high desert for nearly two decades before moving to Bend, Oregon.

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