Sober Stick Figure: A Memoir ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Amber Tozer

Sober Stick Figure: A Memoir

Running Press
Publication date: May 2016
ISBN: 9780762459742
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

Our price:
$13.99

Sober Stick Figure is a memoir from stand-up comedian Amber Tozer, chronicling her life as an alcoholic and her eventual recovery— starting with her first drink at the age of seven—all told with the help of childlike stick figures. Amber writes and illustrates the crazy and harsh truths of being raised by alcoholics, becoming one herself, stagnating in denial for years, and finally getting sober.

As a teenager, Amber is an overachieving student athlete who copes with her family's alcoholic tragedies by focusing on her achievements. It quickly takes a funny and dark turn when she starts to experiment with booze and ignores the warning signs of alcoholism. Through blackouts, cringe-worthy embarrassments, and pounding hangovers, she convinces herself that she “just likes to party.” She leaves her hometown of Pueblo, Colorado to follow her dreams, and ends up in New York City, spending lots of time binge drinking, passing out on trains, and telling jokes on stage. She then moves to Los Angeles, thinking sunshine and show business will save her. Eventually hitting rock bottom, she has a moment of clarity, and knows she has to stop drinking. It's now been seven years since that last drink, and she's ready to tell her story. Sober Stick Figure is adventurous, hilarious, sad, sweet, tragic—and ultimately inspiring.

Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Sober Stick Figure: A Memoir ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
62038 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Amber Tozer
Sober Stick Figure ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Amber Tozer
Sober Stick Figure
Amber Tozer
Blink Publishing, June 2016
ISBN: 9781910536636
Format: ePub
List Price: $7.99 Our price: $6.99
Recently Viewed Products