When the strings start popping and the package we have wrapped in our denial and delusions starts to come undone and chaos begins to spread as it does on sinking ships and airplanes falling out of the sky, even the most atheistic person on board says, "Oh, God!" And so did I.-- Side Trips from Cowboy: Addiction, Recovery and the Western American Myth, by Sandy Compton. This is a book of personal essays that follow the author on his adventures through the Mountain States and his own 12 steps. It's good.
Compton is the author of the novel, Archer MacClehan & the Hungry Now, sort of a contemporary Western adventure, and Jason's Passage: From the Blascomb Family Chronicles, a collection of three related short stories.
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