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John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London (1876 - 1916)

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Chapter 11-12

Thursday 1st January 1970

Explore Jack London's brutally honest account of his struggles with alcoholism in John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs. Listen to Chapter 11-12 on alcoholfree.com now!
43 minutes
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John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London (1876 - 1916)
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John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London: A Brutally Honest Account of Alcoholism

Like John Barleycorn, I valued him extremely well for his associations, but not for the taste of him.
In Chapter 11-12 of John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs, Jack London shares his brutally honest and raw account of his struggles with alcoholism. Through the eyes of John Barleycorn, London reflects on the demons and gods he encountered on his journey, both friend and enemy. He describes the irresistible chemical demand for alcohol and the consequences of excessive drinking. London's revelations during near-death experiences provide a transformative perspective on the power of addiction and the fleeting nature of life.
Despite the challenges, he finds solace in the healthy open-air life on the water. As a call for sobriety and awareness, London's account is a thought-provoking reflection on personal struggles with alcoholism and the legacy of John Barleycorn. Listen to Chapter 11-12 on alcoholfree.com now and join the conversation on alcoholism and addiction.