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The Resource A quiet voice : one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career, Eugene Hairston as told to Susan Adger, (ebook)

A quiet voice : one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career, Eugene Hairston as told to Susan Adger, (ebook)

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A quiet voice : one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career
Title
A quiet voice
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one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career
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Eugene Hairston as told to Susan Adger
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eng
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The year is 1968. Eugene (Tree) Hairston, an eighteen year old from the ghetto in Portsmouth VA, joins the service to get away from his abusive family. Serving in Vietnam, Hairston runs headlong into blatant racial discrimination and angers his superiors by reporting it. A sergeant, who loses a promotion because of the report, has Hairston bound and beaten, takes him up in a helicopter, and shoves him out into Viet Cong territory, to his probable death. Miraculously, Hairston is rescued three days later is given the option to leave the service. At home, his untreated Post Traumatic Stress Disorder completely overtakes his life; the only way he is able to cope is by using drugs and alcohol. Unable to support his family or his habit, he turns to criminal activity and eventually becomes a successful drug dealer. His many attempts to get clean and sober fail; eventually he serves three prison sentences: for burglary, armed robbery, and drug dealing. In an effort to change his life, Hairston moves to Tampa, Florida, where he ends up living on the streets for eight long years. This book follows him through his desperate addiction to the moment his life changed
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Midwest
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Hairston, Eugene
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non fiction
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  • Hairston, Eugene
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • War neuroses
  • War
  • Drug addicts
  • Drug abuse
  • Homeless persons
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adult
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A quiet voice : one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career, Eugene Hairston as told to Susan Adger, (ebook)
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text
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1 online resource
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9780595909421
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12201405
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remote
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12201405
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MWT12201405
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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A quiet voice : one man's journey from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through addiction, prison and homelessness to a dignified life and a successful career, Eugene Hairston as told to Susan Adger, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780595909421
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12201405
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12201405
System control number
MWT12201405
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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