A Real Life Account Of Coping With Alcohol And Drug Abuse In A Family. This story is a real life account about a mother and son who have endured the drama and realities of substance abuse within a family. This is a narrative n-fiction book centered around a fictional setting. The setting is a state-wide Al-An Convention where the author tells his story. You will laugh, cry and identify with the author. Millions of Americans have been effected by alcohol and drug abuse. Read this story and learn how one family has grown and risen above the disease, in the authors own words.