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Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines

Sheff, Nic

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ISBN 10: 1416913629 / ISBN 13: 9781416913627
Published by ATHENEUM, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., 2008
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Title: Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines

Publisher: ATHENEUM, Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: FINE

Signed: Inscribed By Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, heartbreaking, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. As we watch Nic plunge the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, he paints a picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. It's a harrowing portrait -- but not one without hope.

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Nic Sheff is a recovering drug addict and alcoholic. Still in his early twenties, he continues to fight daily battles with his addictions. His writing has been published in Newsweek, Nerve, and the San Francisco Chronicle. Tweak is his first book.

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