Drinking with Men: A Memoir

Drinking with Men: A Memoir

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A vivid, funny, and poignant memoir that celebrates the distinct lure of the camaraderie and community one finds drinking in bars.

Rosie Schaap has always loved bars: the wood and brass and jukeboxes, the knowing bartenders, and especially the sometimes surprising but always comforting company of regulars. Starting with her misspent… (more)

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There’s never a last call for alcohol, though, and maybe that’s not what Rosie Schaap needs at all. Whatever it is, you hope she finds it, because even with its missing pieces, Drinking With Men makes you wish the best for this tender barfly.

As convivial as "Drinking With Men" is, it is also shallow; whenever the deep and personal intrude, Schaap essentially picks up and relocates the narrative, in much the same way she moves on from her various bars.

The conclusions reached are familiar, but Schaap’s talent for balancing self-revelation with humor, melancholy and wisdom turn an otherwise niche topic into one with greater appeal.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (January 24, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 880 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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