Books tagged: addiction memoir

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You Bet Your Life: How I Survived Jim Crow Racism, Hurricane Chasing, and Gambling
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,720. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery
The inspiring true story of a popular national broadcaster who thought he had it all—until he lost it.
The Darkest Hour Is Just Before Dawn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism
The Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn shares real life addiction stories written by Lynne Huysamen, a drug addict and an alcoholic that spent 15 years stuck in the cycle of addiction. These addiction stories are real and raw, sharing the thoughts and feelings of Lynne while bringing across how powerless she was over her addiction. Lynne is now clean and working a program of recovery.
This Force of Memory: a Surgeon's Story of Addiction and PTSD
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
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.
Satan's Puppet
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 74,260. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A part of me will forever be seven years old. That voiceless, innocent child that just wanted to be loved. I am stronger now, but not much. It seems that not killing me really didn't do me much good. Yet, today I hope to discover the words to purge my soul of the emotional poison embedded deep down inside of me. Could that be possible? I will let you know at the end of my story.
An Addict Within
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,710. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, 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.
Some Are Sicker Than Others
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,100. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Transgressional fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Adultery, addiction, and manslaughter all at a drug rehab high in the Rocky Mountains.
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Substance Abuse & Addictions / Alcoholism, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / adolescence
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.
Quitting
You set the price! Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Addiction & recovery, Fiction » Biographical
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
Price: Free! Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dysfunctional relationships, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
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.
Mark N. Greene, My James Dean
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: 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.