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From binge to blackout : a mother and son struggle with teen drinking / Chris Volkmann and Toren Volkmann.

By: Volkmann, Chris.
Contributor(s): Volkmann, Toren | Volkmann, Chris. Our drink | Volkmann, Chris. Our drink | Volkmann, Toren.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New American Library, ©2006Description: xx, 410 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0451219090; 9780451219091.Subject(s): Volkmann, Toren | Volkmann, Chris | Volkmann, Toren | Volkmann, Chris | Volkmann, Chris | Volkmann, Toren | Volkmann, Toren | Volkmann, Chris | Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography | Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- United States | Teenage boys -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | College students -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | Binge drinking | Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography | Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- United States | Teenage boys -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | College students -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | Binge drinking | Alcoholics | Alcoholics -- Family relationships | Binge drinking | College students -- Alcohol use | Teenage boys -- Alcohol use | United States | Alcoholics -- United States -- Biography | Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- United States | Teenage boys -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | College students -- Alcohol use -- United States -- Case studies | Binge drinkingGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biography. | Case studies. | Biographies.Additional physical formats: Online version:: From binge to blackout.Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Foreword -- A perfect start -- The end at the beginning -- Crying couch -- Brewing a plan -- You're all in denial -- BingeDrinking, bingedrinkn, bingingdrunk, ingbigdrunkmingbimgdg -- What I forgot to remember -- Put on your beer goggles and don't ask why -- I don't give a rat's ass -- Dysfunctional R Us? -- The start of (which?) God's nightmare -- Party my face off -- A few missed parties -- Beer bong U -- In descent -- Progression without progress -- Home sweet unsafe home -- Nothing social about it -- Calls from rehab -- Visiting hours -- Shattering my will -- What to tell Grandma -- Picking my poison -- What parents can do -- Halfway home -- Dry run -- Breaking the sober ice -- Warning label -- Sober : so be it.
Power me up -- A sip of clarity -- Deadheading -- La vuelta del Gringo -- Moving on to gravy -- Could you spare some change, please?
Summary: A mother and son describe the son's transformation into an alcoholic over the course of his college years, discussing their denial as the problem grew and chronicling their family's struggle.
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Revised and updated edition of Our Drink, published in 2004.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-399) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Foreword -- 1. A perfect start -- 2. The end at the beginning -- 3. Crying couch -- 4. My drink -- 5. Brewing a plan -- 6. You're all in denial -- 7. BingeDrinking, bingedrinkn, bingingdrunk, ingbigdrunkmingbimgdg -- 8. What I forgot to remember -- 9. Put on your beer goggles and don't ask why -- 10. I don't give a rat's ass -- 11. Dysfunctional R Us? -- 12. The start of (which?) God's nightmare -- 13. Party my face off -- 14. A few missed parties -- 15. Beer bong U -- 16. In descent -- 17. Progression without progress -- 18. Home sweet unsafe home -- 19. Nothing social about it -- 20. Calls from rehab -- 21. Visiting hours -- 22. Shattering my will -- 23. What to tell Grandma -- 24. Picking my poison -- 25. What parents can do -- 26. Halfway home -- 27. Dry run -- 28. Breaking the sober ice -- 29. Warning label -- 30. Sober : so be it.

31. Power me up -- 32. A sip of clarity -- 33. Deadheading -- 34. La vuelta del Gringo -- 35. Moving on to gravy -- 36. Could you spare some change, please?

A mother and son describe the son's transformation into an alcoholic over the course of his college years, discussing their denial as the problem grew and chronicling their family's struggle.

Revised and updated edition of Our Drink, published in 2004.