The Resource Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol, Holly Whitaker

Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol, Holly Whitaker

Label
Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol
Title
Quit like a woman
Title remainder
the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol
Statement of responsibility
Holly Whitaker
Title variation
Quit like a man
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Holly's story was that of all the women who try to conform to a life they are told they should want, one that looks good on paper and in movies. She drank green juice and made all the right sounds with men she didn't really like and killed it in the board room and had a yoga-tight body. She did all the right things until all the right things left her prostrate, drunk, on the floor of her apartment. But when she started to look for a way to recover, the support systems she found for sobriety were archaic and patriarchal. Urging drinkers towards a newfound humility is great if you're a man, but if you're a woman and not in a position to renounce privileges you never had, a whole other approach is needed. Quit Like a Woman is a memoir which is also a call to arms, a revolution against everything we assume is true about alcohol and addiction, and a celebration of learning how to claim everything life has to offer
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Whitaker, Holly
Dewey number
616.86/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whitaker, Holly
  • Women alcoholics
  • Women drug addicts
  • Twelve-step programs
  • Male domination (Social structure)
  • Social control
Label
Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol, Holly Whitaker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781526612281
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Quit like a woman : the radical choice to not drink in a culture obsessed with alcohol, Holly Whitaker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
351 pages
Isbn
9781526612281
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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