Black Tar is an auto-biographical look at the use of heroin and the toll it takes on the addict and his surroundings. It is written from an addict's perspective and details the day to day existence of one junkie as he lives from fix to fix and watches as his life spirals from alcohol, pills and Cocaine to heroin. His attempts to free himself and live a sober life are always half hearted at best and so his casual drug use spirals from a clean life, with a job and the hope of a family to a heroin addict; living hand to mouth - unemployed and desperate on the streets of Winston Salem. In this smack tinted world the extremes are overdose and withdrawal and our leading man suffers through his share of both. In the end he finds himself dangling between the fix that will kill him and sobriety.
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After spending over half his life addicted to the world's most dangerous drug the author of this biography reveals a blow by blow description of his world addicted to heroin. Drawing on personal experience and the popular culture of "heroin shiek" Black Tar reveals every aspect of heroin addiction from a very personal perspective.From the Author:
?In this library you will find stories of love and addiction, of haunted farms and dysfunctional people. Of demons and monsters called forth from their graves. Of dreams whose characters we dare only whisper and hallucinations as real as the dust from which they are spun. Here, within these pages lie the biographies of many strange, retched characters, the occasional friend, and that one lucid muse, who has stories to be told. My stories are true - or I should say - they enjoy the essence of truth. Every character has drawn breath on this earth and many friends have died along the way. They're stories are titillating, my characters diverse and their lives between these pages are as mysterious as they are murderous.
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