Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction

Vargas, Elizabeth

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From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interview George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam-and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came of age, to her eventually turning to alcohol for relief. She tells of how she found herself living in denial, about the extent of her addiction and keeping her dependency a secret for so long. She addresses her time in rehab, her first year of sobriety, and the guilt she felt as a working mother who had never found the right balance.

Honest and hopeful, BETWEEN BREATHS is an inspiring read.

ISBN : 9781455559633
BY (AUTHOR) Vargas, Elizabeth
PUBLISHER : Little, Brown & Company PUBLICATION DATE : September 13, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Grand Central Publishing
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
DIMENSION : 236 mm x 162 mm
WEIGHT : 460 g

Biography, Literature & Literary studies