Download e-book for iPad: A Biography of Mrs Marty Mann: The First Lady of Alcoholics by Sally Brown

By Sally Brown

ISBN-10: 1568386265

ISBN-13: 9781568386263

ISBN-10: 1592853072

ISBN-13: 9781592853076

Marty Mann used to be the 1st lady to accomplish long term sobriety in Alcoholics nameless, and he or she encouraged hundreds of thousands of others, specially ladies, to assist themselves.

The little-known lifetime of Marty Mann opponents a Masterpiece Theatre drama. She was once born right into a lifetime of wealth and privilege, sank to the bottom depths of poverty and depression, then rose to motivate hundreds of thousands of others, specifically ladies, to aid themselves. the 1st girl to accomplish long term sobriety in Alcoholics nameless, Marty Mann endorsed the knowledge that alcoholism is an argument of public health and wellbeing, now not morality. of their attention-grabbing ebook, Sally and David Brown make clear this influential determine in restoration background. Born in Chicago in 1905, Marty was once favorite with good looks, brains, air of mystery, extra special power, and a strong will. She may also out drink a person in her workforce of social elites. whilst her father grew to become penniless, she used to be pressured into paintings, landed a profitable public relatives place, and a decade later was once destitute as a result of her consuming. She used to be dedicated to a psychiatric middle in 1938-a time whilst the time period alcoholism used to be almost unknown, the one identified therapy used to be "drying out," and males have been compiling the ebook Alcoholics nameless. Marty learn it at the suggestion of psychiatrist Dr. Harry Tiebout: it used to be her first step towards sobriety and an extended, illustrious profession as founding father of the nationwide Council on Alcoholism, or NCA.In the early Nineteen Fifties, journalist Edward R. Murrow chosen Marty as one of many 10 maximum dwelling americans. Marty died of a stroke in 1980, almost immediately after addressing the AA overseas conference in New Orleans.This is a narrative of 1 woman's indefatigable attempt and indomitable spirit, compellingly advised by means of Sally and David Brown.

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