LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Importitall
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > Biographies & Memoirs > Professionals & Academics > Philosophers > B0091OCCB6
  1. Distilled Spirits -- Getting High, Then Sober, With a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Distilled Spirits -- Getting High, Then Sober, With a Famous Writer, a Forgotten Philosopher, and a Hopeless Drunk

    [B0091OCCB6]
    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Not Available / Digital Item

    pinterest
Additional Information

Distilled Spirits blends a religion reporter's memoir with the compelling
stories of three men--Aldous Huxley, Gerald Heard, and Bill
Wilson--who transformed the landscape of Western religion and
spirituality in the twentieth century. Huxley, celebrated author of
Brave New World, ignited a generation that chased utopian dreams
and sought enlightenment through psychedelic drugs. Heard, an
Anglo-Irish mystic, journeyed to California with Huxley in the 1930s
to lay the foundations for the New Age and human potential
movements. Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, joined
forces with Huxley and Heard in the 1940s and 1950s, when Wilson
began a series of little-known experiments to see if LSD could be used
to help diehard drunks.

Their life stories are gracefully brought together by veteran journalist
Don Lattin. Lattin recounts his own rocky personal journey from
1960s and 1970s counter-culture, through the fast-living, cocaine-fueled
1980s and 1990s, to his long struggle to get sober. By weaving
an intimate account of his own recovery with the lives of the book's
three central characters, Lattin shows us the redemptive power of story
telling, the strength of fellowship, and the power of living more
compassionately, one day at a time.

Similar Products

Pass It OnMy Name Is Bill: Bill Wilson--His Life and the Creation of Alcoholics AnonymousThe Language Of The Heart - Bill W.'s Grapevine Writings101 Common Cliche's of Alcoholics Anonymous: The Sayings the Newcomers Hate and the Old-timers LoveDrop the Rock: Removing Character Defects - Steps Six and SevenThe Doors of Perception and Heaven and HellThe Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of LivingTales of Wonder: Adventures Chasing the Divine, an Autobiography
Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Don Lattin
Binding
Kindle Edition
Format
Kindle eBook
IsAdultProduct
NumberOfPages
320
PublicationDate
2012-08-23
ReleaseDate
2012-08-23
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this product is based in the USA, and is designed and labelled to be used in the USA. If the unit is powered and plugs into an electrical socket, we cannot import the unit for you due to local regulations, as a permit is required for electrical goods. Please check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Agricultural Remedies, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Farm Feeds, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Poisons, Seeds, Supplements, Nutrients, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, information displayed above is for reference/informational purposes only and the item will not be imported. All content is generated and displayed from an automated USA product feed, and if the item cannot be imported for any reason, including carrier restrictions and/or import or sales restrictions under South African or American law, we do reserve the right to cancel and refund the order in full. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring in an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.