This book will help you stop drinking alcohol. It is the story of Ross Fitzgerald, and how he escaped a deadly addiction to the bottle. He writes about growing up in Melbourne, Australia, drinking his way through university in Australia and the US, being incarcerated and subjected to electric shock therapy and reaching rock bottom before being saved by Alcoholics Anonymous. He traces his relationship with alcohol, taking readers on a journey from substance abuse and despair to hope and courage. The account is brutally honest and inspiring. By exploring his childhood, Fitzgerald also offers an insight to the social preconditions that led to his addiction. It is a compelling book for anyone suffering from alcoholism, seeking to understand it, wanting to escape it, or wanting to warn loved ones and friends of its affects. His chronicle is a strong personal story of triumph that will grip readers from the start. It is both heart-wrenching and enlightening. For those suffering an alcohol addiction, My Name is Ross: An Alcoholic’s Journey offers a pathway to a richer and happier life. Ross Fitzgerald is one of Australia’s most prolific authors. His books include novels, histories, biographies and poetry.