Posted on 12/31/2014 at 12:00 AM by Jeffrey Bruner
Pete Hamill quit drinking on this day in 1972. It was 22 years later than he published "A Drinking Life," a memoir about his heavy drinking during the 1950s and 1960s and his decision to become sober. The book inspired Frank McCourt to write his acclaimed memoir, "Angela's Ashes."
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