Back In Business

Back In Business

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In June 1994, Michael Barrymore, television celebrity and gameshow host, checked himself out of an American clinic where he was receiving treatment for alcohol and drug abuse. Father Martin's 'Ashley' is a rehabilitation centre in Maryland, USA, where Michael lived for thirty days with members of almost every community in America, all seeking the common goal of sobriety. Michael's day-to-day account of that month in his life provides a candid, sometimes painful, funny and revelatory story of human endurance, challenges the stereotyped view of rehab, and allows the reader a first-hand insight into the disease of addiction.He says that addicts all have feelings that make them do what they do, i.e. good feeling a€“ DRINK, bad feeling a€“ DRINK. How to heal yourself: ... Ray comes over to my table carrying a helium balloon, with a#39;Happy Birthdaya#39; on it, and a card. They all sing ... a#39;Have a happy fucking birthday you ola#39; mother fucker.a#39; So on and so onanbsp;...

Title:Back In Business
Author:Michael Barrymore
Publisher:Random House - 2013-01-31


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