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Name:  Brenda Wilhelmson  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction



Illinois Connection

The author is a journalist who lives in the north suburbs of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chicago journalist Brenda Wilhelmson is a onetime high-functioning alcoholic who seemed to have it all as a wife and mother with a hip social life in a wealthy suburb and now author of a deceptively straightforward diary documenting her first years getting sober.

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