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  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Greystone Books (Jan. 1 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1771641967
  • ISBN-13: 978-1771641968
  • Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 2.8 x 21.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 358 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 29 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #20,459 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"With tactile intimacy and surgical wit, Pond invites us to share the tragedy of his addiction with a sad smile. And then reveals a singular truth about how people quit. Truly one of a kind… A masterful job of describing the indescribable." —Dr. Marc Lewis, Neuroscientist and Author,Memoirs of an Addicted Brain

(2015-05-05)

"A passionate book around the struggle and path to recovery from addiction." —Dr. Dr. Bernard Le Foll, Head, Alcohol and Treatment Clinic, Addiction Medicine, CAMH

(2015-05-05)

Few books have captured so well the challenge of managing the disease of addiction while simultaneously negotiating an often unresponsive health care system"&mdashDr. Keith Humphreys, former Senior Drug Policy Advisor, The Obama Administration (2016-01-01)

"A vividly written page-turner … gripping and helpful." —Gabor Maté, The Globe and Mail

(2016-02-02)

"Pond's insights coupled with Palmer's section on evidence-based treatments make this an invaluable resource for readers battling their own addictions or concerned about their loved ones." —Publisher's Weekly

(2016-02-29)

About the Author

Michael Pond has a private therapy practice in Vancouver, where he specializes in addiction treatment. He earned a degree in psychiatric nursing from the University of Victoria and a Masters in Social Work from the University of British Columbia.

Maureen Palmer is a critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker and former radio and television producer at CBC. In 2002, she co-founded Bountiful Films.


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