Healing for Adult Children of Alcoholics

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Broadman Press, 1988 - Social Science - 191 pages

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I have found this book to be very well written and easy to comprehend. I like the examples that it has, so you are able to relate with your life story. I wish that this book was still being published, as I would offer them as gifts to friends and families.


The Way They Are
The Way We Are
The Root of the Matter

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About the author (1988)

Suburban Atlanta resident Sara Hines Martin, author of "Walking Atlanta, "has been writing professionally for 44 years. She has master's degrees in religious education and counseling and her own private counseling practice. She has lived in two Third World countries and traveled extensively.

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