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008    150318s2015    nyu           000 0aeng   
010      2015005978 
020    9781250041159|qhardback 
020    1250041155|qhardback 
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050 00 HV5293.B75|bA3 2015 
082 00 362.292092|aB|223 
084    BIO026000|2bisacsh 
100 1  Brickhouse, Jamie,|eauthor. 
245 10 Dangerous when wet :|ba memoir /|cJamie Brickhouse. 
250    First edition 
264  1 New York :|bSt. Martin's Press,|c2015. 
300    xi, 271 pages ;|c25 cm 
336    text|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|2rdamedia 
338    volume|2rdacarrier 
520    ""Whoever said you can't get sober for someone else never 
       met my mother, Mama Jean. When I came to in a Manhattan 
       emergency room after an overdose to the news that she was 
       on her way from Texas, I panicked. She was the last person
       I wanted to see on that dark September morning, but the 
       person I needed the most." So begins this astonishing 
       memoir--by turns both darkly comic and deeply poignant--
       about this native Texan's long struggle with alcohol, his 
       complicated relationship with Mama Jean, and his 
       sexuality. From the age of five all Brickhouse wanted was 
       to be at a party with a drink in one hand and a cigarette 
       in the other and all Mama Jean wanted was to keep him at 
       that age, her Jamie doll forever. A Texan Elizabeth Taylor
       with the split personality of Auntie Mame and Mama Rose, 
       always camera-ready and flamboyantly outspoken, Mama Jean 
       haunted him his whole life, no matter how far away he went
       or how deep in booze he swam. Brickhouse's journey takes 
       him from Texas to a high-profile career in book publishing
       amid New York's glamorous drinking life to his near-fatal 
       descent into alcoholism. After Mama Jean ushers him into 
       rehab and he ultimately begins to dig out of the hole he'd
       found himself in, he almost misses his chance to prove 
       that he loves her as much as she loves him. Bitingly funny,
       raw, and insightful, Dangerous When Wet is the 
       unforgettable story of a unique relationship between a son
       and his mother"--|cProvided by publisher. 
600 10 Brickhouse, Jamie. 
650  0 Alcoholics|zUnited States|vBiography. 
650  0 Alcoholics|xFamily relationships|zUnited States. 
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