Hi, My Name Is Jack: One Man's Story of the Tumultuous Road to Sobriety and a Changed Life
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Hi, My Name Is Jack: One Man's Story of the Tumultuous Road to Sobriety and a Changed Life

4.4 of 5 stars 4.40  ·  rating details  ·  5 ratings  ·  2 reviews
In this grippingly honest narrative about one man’s journey from addiction and self-destruction to recovery and a changed life, readers will be dismayed at the hurtful patterns of his two alcoholic parents and how they scarred and shaped the outcome of their three sons forever. Watts openly talks of his multiple failed marriages, strained relationships with his c...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published November 29th 2011 by Howard Books (first published November 1st 2011)
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Donna McBroom-Theriot
Jack Watts wrote a candid memoir about his life as an alcoholic. I enjoyed his candidness; his unrestrained approach to storytelling. His ability to tell his story – the good, the bad, and the ugly – in a unsullied way was astounding.

“Hi, my name is Jack, and I am an alcoholic.”

The book, in my opinion, was extremely well written. The chapters were short and to the point, which made stopping and starting the book very easy. I found no grammatical errors, and the book’s content stuck to the story....more
Debbie Petersen
Though this is a book of redemption and overcoming alcoholism and destructive behavior, Jack's story is gripping enough to also hold the interest of those who do not struggle with these issues, or share his faith. I found myself reading past my bedtime (just one more chapter...) and was twice late from my lunch break at work because I was that engrossed. I am very stingy with stars and reserve 5 stars for the likes of To Kill a Mockingbird, so my rating of 4 stars places it at the top for this g...more
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