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Alcohol: The World's Favorite Drug

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Alcohol is everywhere. Walk down any street in the western world and before long your feet will kick against an empty beer can, or your attention will be captured by an alluring advertisement that suggests that alcohol can magically transform your life. Its use is integral to many aspects of popular culture, but it is also a substance that has at times been preached agains ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 1st 2003 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 2000)
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Darren
Jan 28, 2015 Darren rated it it was amazing
great intro text
Patty
Oct 19, 2014 Patty rated it it was ok
My 2 star mark may not really be fair. This book is mostly comparisons with alcohol and how people all over the world drink it, and facts of alcohol drinking on individuals. I think I was actually looking for something less factual & more advice/self help. Took me a long time to finish. It did have some interesting information.
Pat
Mar 20, 2008 Pat rated it really liked it
Would've given this five stars if it weren't part of that recent glut of books (Salt, Mauve, etc.) that talk about how some random thing "changed the world". Otherwise a very handy book to have read after your fourth or fifth beer, when the talk turns philosophical/trivial.
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Jun 14, 2016 Henry rated it did not like it
Shelves: non-fiction
My first one-star rating!
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