[PDF / Epub] ☁ Chancers By Susan Stellin – Buyphenergan500.us

Chancers Reading Chancers Susan Stellin Jwdfitness.co.uk In This Powerful Dual Memoir, A Reporter And A Photographer Tell Their Gripping Story Of Falling In Love, The Heroin Habit That Drove Them Apart, And The Unlikely Way A Criminal Conviction Brought Them Back Together When Susan Stellin Asked Graham MacIndoe To Shoot Her Author Photo For An Upcoming Travel Book, She Barely Knew Him Except For A Few Weekends With Mutual Friends At A Summer House In Montauk He Was A Gregarious, Divorced Scotsman Who Had Recently Gotten Sober She Was An Independent New Yorker Who Decided To Take A Chance On A Rough Around The Edges Guy But Their Relationship Was Soon Tested When Susan Discovered That Graham Still Had A Drug Habit He Was Hiding From Their Harrowing Portrayal Of The Ravages Of Addiction To The Stunning Chain Of Events That Led To Graham S Arrest And Imprisonment At Rikers Island, Chancers Unfolds In Alternating Chapters That Offer Two Perspectives On A Relationship That Ultimately Endures Against Long Odds Susan Follows Graham Down The Rabbit Hole Of The American Criminal Justice System, Determined To Keep Him From Becoming Another Casualty Of The War On Drugs Graham Gives A Stark, Riveting Description Of His Slide From Brownstone Brooklyn To A Prison Cell, His Gut Wrenching Efforts To Get Clean, And His Fight To Avoid Getting Exiled Far Away From His Son And The Life He Built Over Twenty Years Beautifully Written, Brutally Honest, Yet Filled With Suspense And Hope, Chancers Will Resonate With Anyone Who Has Been Touched By The Heartache Of Addiction, The Nightmare Of Incarceration, Or The Tough Choice Of Leaving Or Staying With Someone Who Is Struggling On The Road To Recovery By Sharing Their Story, Susan And Graham Show The Value Of Talking About Topics Many Of Us Are Too Scared To Address.

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  • Hardcover
  • 448 pages
  • Chancers
  • Susan Stellin
  • 04 August 2017
  • 1101882743

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  1. says:

    3.5I m greedy for juice, and a memoir about addiction should have plenty We have prison juice and junkie juice, yum But then we also have a Girl Scout trying to earn her humanitarian badge, which is pretty damn juiceless, no matter how you slice it.This book is unique and clever it s a two person memoir, with alternating chapters for each The Scottish photographer druggie, Graham, tells his story, and the journalist rescuer, Susan, tells hers I loved the somewhat suspenseful beginning Secre 3.5I m greedy for juice, and a memoir about addiction should have plenty We have prison juice and junkie juice, yum But then we also have a Girl Scout trying to earn her humanitarian bad...


  2. says:

    I found reading Chancers mesmerizing, despite the niggling voices at the back of my mind as I read it Chancers is a two person memoir written by Susan Stellin and Graham MacIndoe Susan is a journalist and Graham is Scottish and a photographer living in New York They had a relatively brief relationship approximately 10 years ago, which ended badly when Susan discovered that Graham was a crack and heroin addict and a consummate liar as addicts often are A few years later, Susan finds out th I found reading Chancers mesmerizing, despite the niggling voices at the back of my mind as I read it Chancers is a two person memoir written by Susan Stellin and Graham MacIndoe Susan is a journalist and Graham is Scottish and a photographer living in New York They had a relatively brief relationship approximately 10 years ago, which ended badly when Susan discovered that Graham was a crack and heroin addict and a consummate liar as addicts often are A few years later, Susan finds out that Graham is in jail and at risk of being deported back to the UK She then decides to help him in ...


  3. says:

    While I appreciate a memoir on addiction that shows it can target anyone, regardless of class or social standing, this one didn t fully grab me Graham is a photographer, Susan a journalist Susan has left their relationship due to Graham s using, but re enters his life years later when she discovers he is in serious trouble Her decision to help against all odds is the focus of this book.The events are told in alternating voices between Graham and Susan, but often felt as if one person was doin While I appreciate a memoir on addiction that shows it can target anyone, regardless of class or social standing, this one didn t fully grab me Graham is a photographer, Susan a journalist Susan has left their relationship due to Graham s using, but re enters his life years later when she discovers he is in serious trouble Her decision to help against all odds is the focus of this book.The events are told in alternating voices between Graham and Susan, but often felt as if one person was doing the telling for both Maybe this is due to Susan s profession, but I just didn t feel the anguish in Graham s voice While I was all for Susan coming to Graham s aid, there was just something I couldn t wrap my brain aroun...


  4. says:

    I ve read several memoirs about addiction but what makes Chancers different is that it alternates between the viewpoints of the addict, Graham Macindoe and his girlfriend, Susan Stellin Stellin, a reporter, met Macindoe, a photographer, in Montauk, NY but it was nearly three years later when she asked him to photograph her professionally for the travel book she had just written Several months later, the two reconnect and begin an almost accidental relationship However, Graham is hiding from S I ve read several memoirs about addiction but what makes Chancers different is that it alternates between the viewpoints of the addict, Graham Macindoe and his girlfriend, Susan Stellin Stellin, a reporter, met Macindoe, a photographer, in Montauk, NY but it was nearly three years later when she asked ...


  5. says:

    One couple s memoir of their relationship that survived the brutal grip of addiction, Chancers Addiction Prison Recovery Love recalled by author Susan Stellin and Scottish American photographer Graham MacIndoe Truly a heartwarming story of the redemption and power of love to triumph over the harshest conditions and adversities.This unlikely couple reconnected through a photo shoot, several years after meeting through mutual friends Despite Graham being twice divorced, this didn t set off al One couple s memoir of their relationship that survived the brutal grip of addiction, Chancers Addiction Prison Recovery Love recalled by author Susan Stellin and Scottish American photographer Graham MacIndoe Truly a heartwarming story of the redemption and power of love to triumph over the harshest conditions and adversities.This unlikely couple reconnected through a photo shoot, several years after meeting through mutual friends Despite Graham being twice divorced, this didn t set off alarm bells Graham shared so openly with Susan, there were explanations Graham was the father of a teenage son Neither one had ever felt that deep profound connection with anyone else before After a whirlwind trip to Hawaii, Susan discovered Graham s drug paraphernalia hidden behind a bathroom mirror How could this have happened, Susan would question every notion and belief she ever had regarding love and trust in relationships The story unfolds over many years, Susan su...


  6. says:

    I won this book as a giveaway on Goodreads and I m so happy that I finally got the chance to finish it I am a recovering alcoholic so I love any memoir type book about alcoholism addiction I love how this book gives the perspective of both Graham and Susan Both viewpoints are so important with this disease because the addicts perception is SO skewed when they are in the disease We don t realize what we are putting other people through and this is a great example of that I really liked thi I won this book as a giveaway on Goodreads and I m so happy that I finally got the chance to fi...


  7. says:

    Admire the authors courage in telling this difficult story and how open and honest they were A he said she said, alternating chapters, but not opposing views of the same story, just different perspectives of the same story The story does belong to both of them and the reader really benefits from their having chosen this approach The writing style seems to reflect her influence as a journali...


  8. says:

    ARC via netgalleyOne of the best biographies I have ever read Gut wrenching and real Full review to come


  9. says:

    I havebooks in my pile of books to be read then I want to admit to Yet when I ran across, CHANCERS ADDICTION, PRISON, RECOVERY, LOVE ONE COUPLE S MEMOIR by SUSAN STELLIN AND GRAHAM MACINDOE, I ordered it That it is a memoir and had the word prison is what drew me in When Susan Stellin asked Graham MacIndoe to shoot her author photo for an ...


  10. says:

    I won this book through a Goodreads Giveaway from Bdreads Thanks so much for the opportunity to read this amazing book It s probably not a book I would pick out to read but once I started, I found it very hard to put down This is a powerful dual memoir , a reporter and a photographer from NY, who tell their gripping story of falling in love, the heroin habit that drove them apart and the unlikely way a criminal conviction brought them back together You can t help but become involved in their I won this book through a Goodreads Giveaway from Bdreads Thanks so much for the opportunity to read this amazing book It s probably not a book I would pick out to read but once I started, I found it very hard to put down This is a powerful dual memoir , a reporter and a photographer from NY, who tell their gripping story of falling in love, the heroin habit that drove them apart and the unlikely way a criminal conviction brought them back together You can t help but become involved in their struggle.In alternately chapters, Susan and Graham, offer two perspectives on a relationship that endures against long odds Graham s account from t...

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