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Author Stark, Jill.

Title High sobriety : my year without booze / Jill Stark
Published Brunswick, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2013


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 MELB  362.292 Stark Sta/Hsm  DUE 16-02-20
Description 307 pages ; 21 cm
Summary Booze had dominated Jill Stark's social life ever since she had her first sip of beer, at 13. She thought nothing could curb her love of big nights. And then came the hangover that changed everything. In the shadow of her 35th year, Jill made a decision: she would give up alcohol. But what would it mean to stop drinking in a world awash with booze? This lively memoir charts Jill's tumultuous year on the wagon, as she copes with the stress of the newsroom sober, tackles the dating scene on soda water, learns to watch the footy minus beer, and deals with censure from friends and colleagues, who tell her that a year without booze is 'a year with no mates'
Analysis Alcohol abuse
Alcohol drinking
Social behaviour problems
Social customs
Social impact
Shortlisted, Dobbie Award, 2014
Subject Stark, Jill.
Alcohol -- Health aspects.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Social aspects.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Australia.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- Scotland.
Journalists -- Australia -- Biography.
Women -- Alcohol use.
Australia -- Social life and customs.
Scotland -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2013433614
ISBN 9781922070227 (paperback)
Other Titles My year without booze