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The book covers from 1992-2010. Diagnosed with Klinefelter's Syndrome, alcoholism, meth use, violent crime and 3 prison sentences. Eighteen years later I'm clean and sober and I remain involved with the legal system until November 2012 (on parole).

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The author shares his experience of 6 years in prison from visits on three seperate occasions. He also tells of the time leading up to it as well as the times in between. The reader will discover what it was like and issues Mr. Breedlove is still dealing with as a result. There are quite a few funny parts and poetry as well.

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I wrote this to let you (the reader) know what it was like in there. But also to help you understand all the potential pitfalls and challenges facing someone who is trying to put this behind them. I went through a lot during my 6 years inside. Probably one of the more difficult parts to remember is all the smiles and laughter. Yes, I did have a lot of fun in there. Then I moved to a new state upon my release. I was ready to live clean and sober. I went from being surrounded by people I knew and liked in prison to complete solitude in society. Everything was gone; my friends, my routine and life as I knew it. Being single and without friends were the biggest threats to my sobriety. A lack of sunlight (Portland, Oregon) along with being single, no friends and doing things clean/sober for the first time in free society were all contributors to suicidal feelings. It has been a rough road. Life is starting to come together and I've maintained my sobriety throughout all of it. This is my second book and I'm becoming someone.

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The Cybrarian, April 4, 2011 (view all comments by The Cybrarian)
In this, his second book, Jason Breedlove attempts to come to terms with his past as an addict and an incarcerated criminal and to illuminate the difficulties he faces in recovery, alone, in a new city.
Jason's writing style can be difficult to follow. Some stories follow a chronological path, while others are grouped thematically. Although not an unusual fault in an unschooled author it does make the narrative somewhat difficult to follow and leaves the reader with a kind of patchwork impression.
His use of language is similarly unpolished although it does remain true to his own voice. The sprinkling of profanity does not offend and the short, terse sentences ring true as the author's natural speech pattern honed by his years behind bars.
Many of the book's vignettes contain the kernel of a truly interesting story and could be developed into an interesting fiction collection, should Jason decide to pursue it.
By the end of the book the reader wishes him luck. Life has been, and will continue to be, difficult yet he seems to be working his way out of the past and toward a brighter future.
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9780615404332
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Breedlove, Jason
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"Synopsis" by , The book covers from 1992-2010. Diagnosed with Klinefelter's Syndrome, alcoholism, meth use, violent crime and 3 prison sentences. Eighteen years later I'm clean and sober and I remain involved with the legal system until November 2012 (on parole).
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