Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction (Hardcover)

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Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award in the First Book category - Instant New York Times and USA Today Bestseller
From the moment she uttered the brave and honest words, "I am an alcoholic," to interviewer George Stephanopoulos, Elizabeth Vargas began writing her story, as her experiences were still raw. Now, in BETWEEN BREATHS, Vargas discusses her accounts of growing up with anxiety-which began suddenly at the age of six when her father served in Vietnam-and how she dealt with this anxiety as she came of age, to her eventually turning to alcohol for relief. She tells of how she found herself living in denial, about the extent of her addiction and keeping her dependency a secret for so long. She addresses her time in rehab, her first year of sobriety, and the guilt she felt as a working mother who had never found the right balance.
Honest and hopeful, BETWEEN BREATHS is an inspiring read.

About the Author

Elizabeth Vargas is the Co-anchor of 20/20 on ABC News. She resides in Manhattan with her two children.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781455559633
ISBN-10: 1455559636
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication Date: September 13th, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English