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The language of the heart
Trysh Travis

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The language of the heart
a cultural history of the recovery movement from Alcoholics Anonymous to Oprah Winfrey
Trysh Travis.

Published 2009 by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

CONTENTS:

Introduction: the sex addict, the dry drunk, and the ubiquitous recovery movement -- The metaphor of disease -- The antidote of surrender -- Reading the language of the heart -- The "feminization" of AA culture -- The varieties of feminist recovery experience -- Oprah Winfrey and the disease of difference -- Afterword : recovery as a "populist" culture -- Appendix A : Alcoholics Anonymous membership -- Appendix B : reprintings and distribution of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
362.292/86
Library of Congress
HV5278 .T79 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23391817M
ISBN 13
9780807833193
LC Control Number
2009018549
OCLC/WorldCat
317929506
Goodreads
6404569

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