"Breakdown" A Novel of Alcoholism Dell #425
A map-back paperback by Louis Paul. fromt he frontispiece: This is the tensely dramatic story of a lovely young American woman and her struggle against social disaster. Ellen Croy was in a terrific tailspin and couldn't snap out of it.. When the aftermath came with hits inevitable agony of apin and its tantalizing half-memory of the shaming things she had done, it was always the same, the resolve, the spinning, the drinking, and sooner or later the breaking. But Ellen didn't quite break. Not quite. She was, after all, a fine girl with and understanding husband and good friends to help her. And there were others who were battle-wise in this struggle that was new to Ellen but age-old to them.