Sams in a Dry Season

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 1990 - Fiction - 244 pages
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Jason Sam's journey from Boston to New York and back to Boston over the course of one weekend in 1976 shocks him out of a lifetime of drinking into shaky sobriety. After jolting confrontations with family, strangers, and friends, he begins to sort out what is real and meningful in his life.

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In Sick Friends (1969), Gold's first novel, Sixties writer Jason Sams cheerfully admitted to being a sex fiend and an alcoholic. Now, in 1976, writing and sex are dim memories and drinking controls ... Read full review

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