The true-to-life and graphic story of Buck Jaeger, a young man caught in the grips of alcoholism, affords the reader an ever deepening insight into the spiraling black hole of addiction. Finding himself with an attitude, in a Midwestern treatment center, Buck is befriended by John, an older recovering counselor. The two build an unlikely bond that begins reclaiming Buck's life, health and family as it strengthens John's own belief in continuing recovery. Reclaiming Buck is a novel for all who wonder if there is hope for themselves or those they love - who continue to struggle with alcoholism and drug addiction. Reclaiming Buck is the promise of that hope, lived in the lives of so many recovering individuals, one day at a time, in today's addiction prone society.