The Wrong Case: A Novel Themes

James Crumley
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Alcoholism

Milo is an alcoholic who comes from a family of alcoholics. Both Milo's parents were alcoholics whose addiction caused them to fight constantly. When Milo was only ten, his father died in a shooting that appeared to be accidental. However, as Milo grows older, he realizes that his father was too careful with his guns to die in such an accident. Milo suspects his father set a trap for himself to commit suicide without making it obvious. Slightly less than ten years later, Milo's mother would also kill herself while a patient in a rehab center. After all this drama in his life, Milo swore to never drink. Unfortunately, Milo began drinking from his father's glass at an early age and could not fight the addiction that began in him perhaps before birth.

Simon is an alcoholic. Simon was once a great defense attorney, but he gave it...

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