Hybrid Publishers Autumn Update: Ross Fitzgerald’s ‘Fifty Years Sober : An Alcoholic’s Journey’.
29 April 2020
Fifty Years Sober : An Alcoholic’s Journey
by Ross Fitzgerald – Hybrid Publishers, Melbourne, $27.50
Alcohol sales have reportedly risen dramatically since everyone is staying home. Unfortunately, for those addicted to alcohol, it can be a life-long struggle not to drink. As Ross Fitzgerald clearly explains in his new memoir ‘Fifty Years Sober : An Alcoholics Journey’, it’s not a matter of willpower; it’s important to get the right support – and Ross pays exclusive tribute to Alcoholics Anonymous in keeping him to the straight and narrow.
“When he was 20 and studying at Monash University, Ross Fitzgerald and a bloke he met at a pub stole a car and drove it off a bridge.”
So begins Steven Carroll’s review in the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age on 18 April 2020. ..Click to Read