Books tagged: addiction memoir

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Up From Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
"Up From Down" is not a book about gloom and doom, but an inspirational book that offers hope to all who have faltered. Strung out on heroin, Ted Adamson began his journey with a SWAT team descending on a pharmacy to stop his wild rampage in search of drugs. From the cruelty in the county jail to race riots in state prison, the hard gritty life of a drug addict is portrayed in all its ugliness.
Mark N. Greene, My James Dean
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A mother never believes she will precede her child in death. It is one of life's most painful experiences. Silvia Petretti takes a brave step to go beyond her own pain to recount the painful memories of her youngest son who she lost to suicide via drug overdose. You hear the story in both Silvia’s and Mark’s words through Mark’s journal. Hopefully, Silvia’s experience will help others.
Defining Moments: A Suburban Father's Journey Into His Son's Oxy Addiction
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Price: Free! Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
The true story, Defining Moments: A Father’s Journey Into His Son’s Addiction, drives readers into an Oxy deal intended to save a young man’s life, walks them through the history of the father who would perpetrate it, climaxes with the disastrous immediate consequences, and ultimately, reveals the healing of an entire family.
Quitting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction and recovery
This is a phenomenal piece of fiction. It can be jarring at times but it is worth it. He takes you to a dangerous and perplexing place where you really don't want to go and certainly have no interest in staying. Yet, when you are finished the book, you treasure the journey. I saw the book and thought a book about an Economist couldn't possibly be interesting. I could not have been more wrong.
Defining Moments: A Suburban Father's Journey Into His Son's Oxy Addiction AND How to Prevent, Detect, Treat & Live With The Addict Among Us-Combined Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism
Both of DeHaven's books in one download! In the first, this father chronicles his journey into the world of prescription drug abuse and the life experiences that brought him to go undercover to save his son. In the second, DeHaven brings first hand insight, obtained through over 400 interviews, into what is America’s fastest growing medical epidemic. Forward by Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack.
Some Are Sicker Than Others
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,100. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Transgressional
Adultery, addiction, and manslaughter all at a drug rehab high in the Rocky Mountains.
An Addict Within
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency
Are you dealing with your child or a family member who is addicted to drugs and or alcohol? This book will help. It chronicles the almost 10 year journey of the life of a parent of an addict. How he and his family were on the verge of destruction and what it took to get his and his families life back in control, even when, the addict may or may not become clean.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This Force of Memory chronicles the spiral of a surgeon into PTSD and eventual addiction. It is a memoir of a physician who becomes an addict after experiencing the horrors of medical error first hand. It is the memoir of a surgeon who discovers a healing mechanism quite removed from the operating room.