Last in My Class: How Humor Helped Me Survive Alcoholism
My father decided to teach me how I could tell if I was drunk. "See those two guys over there? When they become four, you´re drunk!" But Dad, there´s only one guy over there!"
LAST IN MY CLASS is a story of the trauma of growing up with an alcoholic father who was First in his Class. The author believes that the family members are all in the same class. "We are the walking wounded who go through most of our lives looking good and feeling awful. We are the ones who are in responsible positions, working every day and keeping things together. We are the invisible injured. Who speaks for us?" This book does.
ALCOHOLISM REMAINS THE # 1 HEALTH PROBLEM IN AMERICA. Millions want to know how to live with a problem drinker. This story helps answer that question. This inspirational and painful growing up saga chronicles how humor, sports, recreation and a serious quest for answers helped this author recover from an emotional shutdown and to enjoy peace within.