She Bets Her Life: A True Story of Gambling Addiction

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2011 - 332 pages
What sets She Bets Her Life apart is Mary Sojourner's ability to take both an objective and a deeply personal look at the psychological and physiological impact of gambling addiction on women. Having lived it, Sojourner is brutally forthcoming, and with her penchant for research and fact-finding, the narrative is teeming with important information and resources to help steer women with gambling addictions (and their loved ones) toward help and healing.
 

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Contents

MEET THE SISTERS
1
CROSSING THE LINE
38
DOPAMINE IS QUEEN
49
FREUD WAS WRONG
71
GIRLS NIGHT
100
GET HER TO SIT DOWN
127
THE PARTYS OVER
152
A LONG AND WINDING ROAD
171
ITS A FAMILY AFFAIR
239
DOWN THE ROAD
253
RESOURCES
285
WORKS CITED
287
GRATITUDE
295
CREDITS
297
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
299
SELECTED TITLES FROM SEAL PRESS
300

WHAT IT TAKES
196
THE SLIP
221
BACK COVER MATERIAL
302
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About the author (2011)

Mary Sojourner, now sixty-four, started writing at age forty-five. She is also the author of "Delicate, " an acclaimed book of short stories, and is a contributor to NPR's "Morning Edition." She teaches writing in Flagstaff, Arizona.

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