Drinking: A Love Story - Chapter 7: Drinking Alone, (pg 102-120) Summary & Analysis

Caroline Knapp
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Chapter 7: Drinking Alone, (pg 102-120) Summary and Analysis

After David moved to Chicago, Knapp served ties with Roger, and graduated from college, she moved into her own apartment in Providence, RI. Knapp says that alcoholic drinking is by nature a solidarity activity. When she began living by herself, she did not have to hide her drinking from anyone. She also reveals that she was a white wine junkie. She absolutely loved taking a bottle of Chardonnay out of the refrigerator and drinking it by herself - savoring every sip.

Living alone, Knapp felt very intimidated. She would shut herself up in her apartment and drink and sink deeper into depression. She would make lists of things to do: take writing workshops, makes contacts, call Brown Career Services. Each day she would face endless hours of nothing to do. To cope with...

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