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Ex-Library; 86 pages; Good condition. Ex-Library book. Plastic comb binding with heavy paper covers, 8.5 X 11 inches. With an Foreword, an Introduction by Professor John M. Billinsky. Four chapters: What is the Alcoholic Like?; What is the Alcoholic Like? Some Definitions and Characterizations; The Pastoral Counsellor and the Alcoholic; The Developing Relationship. An Appendix: Postscript on the Alcoholic's Wife. Bibliographical Notes. This book is "about you the Parson, and the alcoholic or 'the problem drinker' as some prefer to call him." The Foreword is by John Milton Billinsky (1916-1984). Professor Billinsky was an important figure in the development of the clinical pastoral education movement and says, in part, about this book "The late Reverend Fred B. Ford provides us with a rare opportunity to gain a depth of understanding and insight about an Alcoholic in the pages that follow." Ex-Library, library access number in upper left of front cover (near spine). Library stamps inside front cover and on lower right of Foreword page, occasional pen check mark and a rare paren mark. Withdrawn stamp with bar code and "date due" pastedown on back of last page with a pocket inside back cover. Red ink stain and light smudge on page 24 which does not interfere with reading of the text. A very desirable addition to your library in dealing with the Alcoholic. Media mail only.