It is hard for me to make any personal connections to the reading, because I have never been in a situation similar to what Davy went through. Maxi is a good person with bad habits. I really liked how the characters developed throughout the story, and could relate certain situations to ones in my life.
He spilled alcohol at school on Mike and Mike then accepted Davy into his group. I think it sends a strong message to readers as well.
Her young readers responded by sending her hundreds of letters each year, often including intimate details of their lives and struggles. I always read what you post and learn so much from you. Davy first started drinking at age fourteen when he got hooked.
For this reason they both decide to quit and attend meetings that help alcoholics. You were the first person I reached out to and then my journey began. She moved to a retirement community in Oceanside about 10 years ago, then to San Juan Capistrano to be closer to her family. Lisa Frederiksen is a dynamic speaker who has a great depth of knowledge about her subject matter.
I am becoming a fan quickly! Another novel, "Goodbye, Paper Doll," was one of the first young-adult books to explore anorexia nervosa.
The vocabulary was easy and the book flowed very well. One night Maxi and Davy ran into Mike and his group at a beach where they were all getting drunk. One day they both get beat up trying to buy booze.
Her Secondhand Drinking presentation at our event was outstanding and very well received. She was writing a semiautobiographical book in recent years. Davy and Maxi became hardcore alcoholics to the point where they lived on alcohol. I want to thank you. It hurts — but thanks for a thoughtful, well written article.
Maxi is another main character. He starts to drink even more and one night the guys try to get him to have sex with Maxi. I thought it was hard when my husband had Stage 4 cancer, but it is very much worse seeing him now.
I assume it takes place in the rural or urban parts of the United States in present time. See below for a new FREE app! I enjoyed the book very much and could not put it down.
However, Maxi and him become great friends that always drink together.
At the end of the book, Davy finally realized what he had become. I am in a grad program to get my MSW.Being an Alcoholic | Living with an Alcoholic – Which is Worse? Carolyn Hughes shares her thoughts on which is worse – being an alcoholic or living with an alcoholic. The following is a guest post by Carolyn Hughes, a freelance writer with special interest in.
My Name Is Davy, I'm An Alcoholic By Anne Snyder - FictionDB. Cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history, genres, and time period.
Mar 28, · Worse, if you're not alcoholic and you're sharing some other means you use to stay sober, you can adversely influence the newcomer looking for an easier, softer way. Go, read the book, talk to another alcoholic, listen to people sharing. If you decide you're an alcoholic, great.
Stick around and we'll help you. Davy first started drinking at age fourteen when he got hooked. He spilled alcohol at school on Mike and Mike then accepted Davy into his group.
Davy was then int I read the book, "My Name Is Davy, I'm an Alcoholic," by Anne Snyder/5. My Name Is Davy, I'm an Alcoholic: A Novel [Anne Snyder] on mint-body.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A lonely high school boy becomes involved with alcohol and together with Maxi laughs, loves, and drinks his way into a catastrophe/5(8).
Says Lily, “My parents saw where drugs and alcohol took me and they wanted to get help. But once I had been sober a while, my mom had a hard time viewing me as an alcoholic.” Perhaps it’s the permanence of the term “alcoholic” or “addict” that’s so .Download