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ISBN : B01B98R3MY
Éditeur : Cinco Puntos Press (September 01,2009) (30/11/-1)

Note moyenne : 4.5/5 (sur 2 notes)
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Zach is eighteen. He is bright and articulate. He's also an alcoholic and in rehab instead of high school, but he doesn't remember how he got there. He's not sure he wants to remember. Something bad must have happened. Something really, really bad. Remembering sucks and being alive - well, what's up with that?
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ZeroJanvier79
  02 septembre 2018
Une très belle histoire sur un jeune homme alcoolique qui lutte contre ses démons. Sa relation avec son psychiatre et avec les autres résidents de l'hôpital où il est interné sont très touchantes et font tout le sel de ce roman très réussi.
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LuxAdamentLuxAdament   18 juin 2016
"Have you ever been in a summer storm in the desert, Zach ?"
"Yeah," I said.
"They just come up on you -the wind and the thunder and the lightning and the rain begins to pound. And you think that the world is going to end. It's this overwhelming apocalyptic moment. And then, just like that, it's over. And the world is calm again. And the air smell clean and new. And smelling it, you want to be alive again."
"Yeah, it's like that," I said.
"That's how I feel, Zach. Like the desert after a storm."
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LuxAdamentLuxAdament   19 juin 2016
Somewhere along the line, I fell in love with the idea of tragedy, the idea that I was destined to live a tragic life. I had this romantic idea about the life of a writer and what he was supposed to suffer. I was Rafael, the artist, the superior being who created beauty out of his own misery. Somehow, I made my own pain a kind of god. I worshipped that god with all that I was.
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LuxAdamentLuxAdament   19 juin 2016
For a moment, I thought of the word happy and it was a word that just, well, it felt like it was visiting me. I knew it wouldn't last for very long and I'd be sad again and then it would be worse because it's one thing to be sad and it's another thing to be sad once you've been happy. Being sad after you've been happy is the worst thing in the world.
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LuxAdamentLuxAdament   18 juin 2016
And I got to thinking that the whole thing really wasn't that funny, but we were laughing because there was all these feelings inside us and we didn't always know what to do with all the feelings that were like knots that needed to be untied, so sometimes we just, well, we laughed. That's how we untied the knots.
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LuxAdamentLuxAdament   18 juin 2016
It had all felt so weird, even when I was writing in my journal as if the words were water and they were just pouring out onto the page and I just kept writing over and over Mom, Dad, Santiago, Mom, Dad, Santiago, Mom, Dad, Santiago. Three pages and I just couldn't stop.
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