Book: "Beautiful Boy"

Discussion in 'Substance Abuse' started by Mikey, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Mikey

    Mikey Psycho Gorilla Dad

    "David Sheff's Beautiful Boy chronicles his teenage son's descent into crystal-meth addiction. Nic, a well-loved boy with seemingly everything going for him, brings his family down with him - his addiction becoming their obsession as they wonder what sort of limits their love should have...

    Not sure I'm ready to read something like this yet, but I thought some of 'yall might be interested.

    http://beta.bordersstores.com/online/store/ArticleView_beautifulboy

    Excerpt:
    It's interesting that there's a companion book by his son, Nic, called "Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines". It seems to tell the same story from his son's perspective.

    http://beta.bordersstores.com/online/store/ArticleView_tweak

    Mikey
     
  2. janebrain

    janebrain New Member

    Hi Mikey,
    I really like the excerpt from the book that you posted. This book sounds like a really good one for you to get hold of! Thanks for sharing,
    Jane
     
  3. gottaloveem

    gottaloveem Active Member

    Mikey,
    Did your wife read that excerpt? It's a good one.

    Lia
     
  4. Shari

    Shari IsItFridayYet?

    This is on my reading list. Both of them. They sound very good.

    Glad to see you come across this. Keep looking.

    Many hugs.
     
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