High and Outside

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1980 - Alcoholism - 195 pages
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Star of her school softball team and with the highest point average in her class, Niki nonetheless has a severe drinking problem, and after nearly self-destructing decides to help herself.

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User Review  - citygirl - LibraryThing

A fascinating story about the fall and recovery of a high school alcoholic. Niki is a female protagonist who doesn't fall prey to any of the usual conventions of an American high school girl: she ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

Re-read from 5/7 to 5/8. Very well done novel on teen alcoholism. Shows that alcoholics can be quite successful in many ways--the main character is a star softball pitcher and gets the highest SAT scores in her class. She also drinks to the point of blacking out. Re-read from 6/9 to 6/20. Read full review


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