a rite of passage, teenage drinking has skyrocketed to epidemic
proportions, fostering a generation of young adults whose lives are
already beginning to come apart under the strain of alcoholism. This
book, written from the viewpoints of both mother and son, is a
riveting, enlightening, and heartbreakingly true story of a family able
to confront the fear, pain, and denial that threatened to destroy
them—and survive the epidemic of teenage drinking that's putting
America's future at risk.