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Brooks, Bruce
New York : HarperCollins, 1991.
IL YA RL 7.4 .

Sam is a victim. He's been educated in the behavior mode of AO (Alcoholics Offspring) jargon intended to facilitate the counseling of offspring of the more than 67% of American population who are alcoholics in the mid 21st century. Sam needs control. At 12, he committed his mom to a treatment center, took custody of his 8 year old brother, transferred custody to foster parents. At 14, he allows the release of his mom into his custody and transfers permanent custody of his brother to the foster placement. How much control can a 14 year old maintain?

SUBJECTS:     Alcoholism -- Fiction
                        Family problems -- Fiction


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