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Life in the Shadows of a Corporate Attorney--Alcohol Ruins Promising Legal Career

eBook (PDF), 340 Pages
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This autobiography recounts the triumphs &tragedies of a corporate lawyer battling alcoholism at a time when the condition was often misdiagnosed & and untreated. Raised in NYS by So GA Methodist parents, he experienced discrimination & feelings of loneliness at a very young age. These problems continued through at Emory U, where his alcoholism emerged as a means of self-medication. Alcohol abuse was misunderstood in the 1960’s as a bad habit young men would out grow. After graduation from law school, Jay embarked on a tumultuous law career defined by politics, alcohol and the evolving social values of the country. By the mid-80’s Jay & his wife were both alcoholics. They became sober via 12-step programs, but Dixie soon died from metastatic lung cancer. In '09 Jay’s son Mike battled kidney cancer, had his right hip replaced, spent 10/11 in prison, then drank himself to death when 15 days of release. These setbacks led to deep... More > depression and grief.< Less
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Product Details

ISBN
9781300875628
Edition
Second Edition
Published
March 25, 2013
Language
English
Pages
340
File Format
PDF
File Size
1.18 MB

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