Living to Tell: Confessions of an Alcoholic, Schizophrenic, by Walter Kathan

By Walter Kathan

started on the advice of his psychotherapist as a sequence of autobiographical vignettes, Walter Kathan’s dwelling to inform is a relocating portrait of a guy suffering to flee the grip of habit and psychological ailment in pursuit of a regular lifestyles. From his youth traumas to the onset of schizophrenia in early maturity, his crippling panic assaults to his self-medication with alcohol and his devastating HIV prognosis, Kathan bargains an unsparing account of his hellish trip to the depths of insanity and melancholy. but amid the chaos and distress he needs to suffer is still an ever-present ray of wish; he by no means provides up the struggle to reclaim his existence from the darkness. Kathan’s tale is one in every of spirit and power opposed to all odds as he battles to beat his demons—and lives to inform the tale.

About the writer
Born the 5th of 9 childrens in Rockingham, Vermont, Walter Kathan traveled widely via Southeast Asia and the South Pacific in the course of his tenure as a service provider Marine and has lived in San Francisco, Boston, and West Palm seashore. Now living in Brattleboro, Vermont, Kathan enjoys Afro-Cuban percussion, meteorology, geography, languages, and culinary arts.

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