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

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Chapter 15-16

Thursday 1st January 1970

Explore Chapter 15-16 of John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London on alcoholfree.com. Gain insight into the demons and gods of addiction, and learn how London's experiences are more modern than ever.
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John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London (1876 - 1916)
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Navigating the Death Road: A Candid Look into Jack London's Struggles with Alcoholism

All the no-saying and no-preaching in the world will fail to keep men and youths growing into manhood away from John Barleycorn.
In Chapter 15-16 of John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs by Jack London, the author describes his decision to go to sea and his struggles with addiction. London's brutally honest analysis of his own experiences provides readers with a candid look into the demons and gods encountered through addiction. Throughout the chapter, London details the dangers of drinking alcohol and the madness caused by John Barleycorn.
He also touches on the ancient breed of sea rovers and the habit of running away. Despite all the no-saying and no-preaching in the world, London believes that men and youths growing into manhood will inevitably encounter John Barleycorn. London's experiences are more modern than ever, and his insights into addiction are sure to inspire and inform readers.
Listen to the full episode now on alcoholfree.com and gain a deeper understanding of the complexities of addiction and the struggles of those who face it.