Smashed: story of a drunken girlhood smashed: story of a drunken girlhood is koren zailckas' account of life as an alcoholic it traces her life from her first drink, when she was fourteen, to her last, at twenty-two smashed chronicles zailckas' struggle with alcohol abuse, in an effort to explain the binge drinking phenomenon that plagues america's youth. , bookmovement's reading guide includes discussion questions, plot summary, reviews and ratings and suggested discussion questions from our book clubs, editorial reviews, excerpts and more. The author of the new york times bestseller smashed puts a voice to a generation with their own issues with rage (san francisco book review) written when she was just twenty-three, koren zailckas's memoir smashed: story of a drunken girlhood became an iconic, bestselling account of her years as a teenaged blackout binge drinker.
Smashed : story of a drunken girlhood by koren zailckas 34 of 5 stars discussion forums book twenty-four-year-old koren zailckas leads us through her. Smashed by: koren zailckas this book is a story of a drunken girlhood it may seem as though many teenagers want to read this book because of the topic but i really would recommend it to anyone who wants to read an addiciting story about an addiction in a young women's life smashed had a very. Book discussion smashed by koren zailckas essays: over 180,000 book discussion smashed by koren zailckas essays, book discussion smashed by koren zailckas term papers, book discussion smashed by koren zailckas research paper, book reports 184 990 essays, term and research papers available for unlimited access.
Koren zailckas is the author of the internationally bestselling memoir smashed: story of a drunken girlhood and has contributed writing to the guardian, us news & world report, glamour, jane, and seventeen. Koren zailckas, author of the book, smashed: story of a drunken girlhood never sought treatment, graduated college and began writing and formed a serious relationship, and ceased her dependence on alcohol. Sat sentence completion practice test 08 this test has 12 sat sentence completion questions, to be completed in 10 minutes free sat prep from majortestscom. Book discussion smashed by koren zailckas essay 973 words | 4 pages drunk friend the way she should have implying how she is a bad friend for leaving the party without knowing where she went to and where she was.
Book reviews smashed by koren zailckas smashed by koren zailckas it aged with me, says koren zailckas in her harrowing memoir of a drunken girlhood koren also uses smashed as a way. Mother, mother by koren zailckas from koren zailckas, author of the iconic memoir smashed: an electrifying debut novel about a family being torn apart by the woman who claims to love them most josephine hurst has her family under control. Koren zailckas (born 1980) is a bestselling american writer and memoirist her debut, smashed , was released in 2005 by viking penguin and became a new york times bestseller zailckas attended nashoba regional high school in bolton, massachusetts and syracuse university. Smashed is a book for everyone who has woken up in the morning and wondered why they behaved the way they did the night before it is the gripping story of a typical.
Koren zailckas is the author of the drama teacher, mother, mother, and the internationally bestselling memoir smashed: story of a drunken girlhood and has contributed writing to the guardian, us news & world report, glamour, jane, and seventeen. Book discussion smashed by koren zailckas essay discussion #1 preface to page 105 quote 1 it was the promise of dinking that sustained me through all of high school's afflictions i feel my peers would almost agree with that statement. Smashed story of a drunken girlhood by koren zailckas available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews a crucial book for any woman.
Smashed: a story of a drunken girlhood by koren zailckas home summary analysis of the book character analysis: koren zailckas in an attempt to keep her. In 2005, koren zailckas published her hugely successful memoir smashed, the riveting, absorbing story of her teenage alcoholism the book has sold over a half million copies and has become a touchstone of the memoir genre her darkly suspenseful debut novel mother, mother, published in 2013, won the. Listen to smashed: story of a drunken girlhood audiobook by koren zailckas stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone bestsellers and latest releases try any audiobook free. Lucy mangan on memoirs from koren zailckas and victoria leatham with happy endings smashed: growing up a drunk girl by koren zailckas (368pp but the book as a whole avoids both these.
Smashed: story of a drunken girlhood koren zailckas, author viking $2195 (368p) isbn 978--670-03376-8 her book is deeply moving, written in poetic, nuanced prose that never obscures the. I just finished smashed by koren zailckas and want to jump in and talk about it somewhere, and this seems as good a place as any the book was interesting and had some great insights into why people drink, the situations they end up in when they do, etc. View 4 important quotes with page numbers from smashed story of a drunken girlhood by koren zailckas this list reflects the top quotes from the book's key chapters. The extract first taste is taken from the story smashed by koren zailckas the story is about a young girl, whose name is not mentioned in the extract since the story is told by a first person narrator and for the sake of discussion i will call her koren.