From the August 1976 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Book Review - My Name Is Mary. . .

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

The woman who is narrator in Anita Katzman's short novel faces a situation common these days. Widowed in her still-vital middle years, her children grown, she must learn to cope with a life that is mostly solitary. She is sufficiently well-off to shuttle between a New York apartment and a Florida beach house; she does not have to work. She is again in love, but her man is a philanderer; the book takes the form of letters written to him and often not mailed.

-- J. G.

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