Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction

(1 customer review)

$15.99$145.95

This book by a father who is also a journalist is a fiercely candid memoir that brings immediacy to the emotional rollercoaster of loving a child who seems beyond help.

Clear
Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist

Description

By David Sheff

What had happened to my beautiful boy?
To our family?
What did I do wrong?

#8765.  Those are the wrenching questions that haunted every moment of David Sheffs journey through his son Nics addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery.
Before Nic Sheff became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete and honor student, adored by his two younger siblings. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who lied, stole, and lived on the streets.
David Sheff traces the first subtle warning signs: the denial, the 3 A.M. phone calls (is it Nic? the police? the hospital?), the rehabs. His preoccupation with Nic became an addiction in itself, and the obsessive worry and stress took a tremendous toll.
But as a journalist, he instinctively researched every avenue of treatment that might save his son and refused to give up on Nic. Beautiful Boy is a fiercely candid memoir that brings immediacy to the emotional rollercoaster of loving a child who seems beyond help.

336 pages. Softcover. Reprint. 2009. $15.99. SPECIAL: 10 copies for $145.95.

Don’t miss this related book by Nic Sheff himself: Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines.

0220

IING

Additional information

8765

1, 10

1 review for Beautiful Boy: A Father’s Journey Through His Son’s Addiction

  1. Lyda

    Thank you for any other fantastic article. The place else could anybody get that type of
    information in such a perfect manner of writing? I’ve a presentation next week,
    and I’m at the look for such information.

    Also visit my web site – Consuelo

Add a review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *