It makes you laugh and cry. "An honest, hopeful book, coming at a propitious moment in the meth epidemic." Were there times you disagreed with David Sheff’s course of action?
For people close to an addict: Read this book if you have not yet realized that you are not alone.For people close to an addict: Read this book if you have not yet realized that you are not alone.The recently released movie, Beautiful Boy, is based on a pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff that chronicle, from each of their points of view, the heartbreaking experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.The recently released movie, Beautiful Boy, is based on a pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff that chronicle, from each of their points of view, the heartbreaking experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. Other Editions of This Title: Digital Audiobook (1/31/2008) Prebound (1/1/2009) Paperback, Spanish (2/10/2009) Hardcover (2/1/2008) Compact Disc (2/1/2008) MP3 CD (2/1/2008) So much of his horrifying journey struck a chord or a memory.
Enter your zip code below to purchase from an indie close to you.Online and in-store stock may differ. Why did I do this to myself?! How do David and Nic each come to believe in a higher power? The strength it would take to throw your mess out to the wolves hoping it could help a few lost sheep is awesome. The point Sheff got across was just how hard it is to help someone with addiction, how draining it isOh boy, this was not an easy book to read, but I won't be quick to forget it either. A tough read, an easy read. Welcome back. He makes himself physically sick. A father's account of his son's addiction to meth (among other things), but there's so much in here that's familiar to anyone who's known someone addicted to anything.
David Sheff wrote a book about his son Nic, and about the period when he was addict to Crystal Meth. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of I felt such deep sympathy for both the father and the son, all the while being so frustrated by Nic's perpetual relapses. He does a good jo3.5 stars. He was not telling the entire story about his son however. No wonder the son became a lying, stealing, self-absorbed addict who took multiple rehabs to kick a habit. We’d love your help. Which could you relate to and which were totally foreign?4. Remember, take care of yourselves. What good comes out of it?18. Does David take care of himself?16.
It is so so good. Relatedly, it's a boomer nightmare of "I'm not your dad, I'm your best friend, little dude!"