Getting Out Alive
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Published in: September-October 2010 issue.


Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir  by Bill CleggPortrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir
by Bill Clegg
Little, Brown.  240 pages, $23.99


LIKE MOST college students, Bill Clegg and his roommates enjoyed having a good time. They smoked a little pot, drank, serial-dated women, pulled pranks, did cocaine, and got high again. Yes, it got them into trouble—they were kicked out of college—and Clegg was sometimes too wasted or hung over to function. Other than that, life was fun.

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