Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. Fearless, haunting, and transcendently honest, Amy Long's CODEPENDENCE is a memoir of pain and its paradoxes. Long documents her coming of age as an ambitious young writer plagued by chronic headache and entangled with a boyfriend's opioid addiction. The essays that result explore the complexities of care, hurt, and hope with elegance and precision. Long exposes her every nerve, crafting a story both intimate and deeply relevant. An essential book for the opioid era.
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Amy Long holds an MFA in creative writing from Virginia Tech and a master's degree in women's studies from the University of Florida. She serves as a contributing editor at the drug history blog Points.Author City: DESTIN, FL USA