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Stephanie Wittels Wachs

The space between life and death is a moment. But it will remain alive in me for hundreds of thousands of future moments.One phone call. That's all it took to change Stephanie Wittels Wachs' life forever.. Her younger brother Harris, a star in the comedy world known for his work on shows like Parks and Recreation, had died of a heroin overdose. How do you make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance?In beautiful, unsentimental, and surprisingly funny prose, Stephanie Wittels Wachs alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, which she learned about three days before her wedding, and the first year after his death, in all its emotional devastation. This compelling portrait of a comedic genius and a profound exploration of the love between siblings is A Year of Magical Thinking for a new generation of readers. A heartbreaking but hopeful memoir of addiction, grief, and family, Everything is Horrible and Wonderful will make you laugh, cry, and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal.

download ebook everything is horrible and wonderful: a tragicomic memoir of genius, heroin, love, and loss pdf epub

Stephanie Wittels Wachs

The space between life and death is a moment. But it will remain alive in me for hundreds of thousands of future moments.One phone call. That's all it took to change Stephanie Wittels Wachs' life forever.. Her younger brother Harris, a star in the comedy world known for his work on shows like Parks and Recreation, had died of a heroin overdose. How do you make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance?In beautiful, unsentimental, and surprisingly funny prose, Stephanie Wittels Wachs alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, which she learned about three days before her wedding, and the first year after his death, in all its emotional devastation. This compelling portrait of a comedic genius and a profound exploration of the love between siblings is A Year of Magical Thinking for a new generation of readers. A heartbreaking but hopeful memoir of addiction, grief, and family, Everything is Horrible and Wonderful will make you laugh, cry, and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal.

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Ms. Tee

Tonia Taylor's life changed forever on the night that her friend and brother Jermaine "Baby Jay" was murdered. But Jermaine was actually the last of a long line of real, smart, and handsome street dudes she encountered growing up in Harlem. In the early 80’s she became intrigued by the fast life despite growing up in a strict and disciplined household. That curiosity eventually led her to becoming one of the popular girls in Harlem who obtained luxury cars, money, diamonds and furs. In this tell-all memoir, she takes us on a journey back to her life on the streets of Harlem, a journey that intertwines the stories of many Street legends.

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Stephen E Crockett

Black Tar is an auto-biographical look at the use of heroin and the toll it takes on the addict and his surroundings. It is written from an addict's perspective and details the day to day existence of one junkie as he lives from fix to fix and watches as his life spirals out of control. From alcohol, pills and cocaine to heroin. His attempts to free himself and live a sober life are always half hearted at best and so his mounting drug use destroys his life, his job and any hope he might have of enjoying a family. As the years pass heroin addiction forces him to live hand to mouth, always one step away from being unemployed and living on the streets as an addicted vagrant. In this smack tinted world the extremes are overdose and withdrawal and our leading man suffers through his share of both. In the end he finds himself dangling between the fix that will kill him and the sober life he so desperately needs.

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A Mikael

This short story focuses on a codependent relationship between a drug addict and his girlfriend. Both parties feel that they are in a sense "in over their heads", however, they have come too far to back out. This offers a glimpse into the struggles the couple faces together while battling the addiction.

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Mr Robert L Hobbs Jr

Heroin is powerful. It can kill you and people you love, even if you have never laid eyes on it. Discover how the epidemic of heroin addiction kills our children, destroys their parents, and shatters families, from an American father’s firsthand account of his experiences battling his son’s addiction. Author Robert Hobbs candidly shares his personal tragedy and emotional journey while developing a comprehensive how-to guide that all parents, loved ones, and members of the affected community must read. As this enthralling, true-story drama unfolds, readers will learn about heroin and how to navigate the uncharted waters of the heroin addiction recovery process. Readers will learn to prepare for overdose, detoxification, rehabilitation, intensive outpatient programming (IOP), and the recovering addict’s return from living in hopeless infatuation with heroin’s never-ceasing seduction to a normal, yet clean and sober life.

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Stephen E Crockett

REWRITTEN, RE-FORMATED, REVISED, RE-EDITED, AND REPUBLISHED FOR 2015. Black Tar is a purpose driven, startling, eye-opening account of heroin addition. It is an auto-biographical look at the use of heroin and the toll it takes on the addict and his surroundings. It is written from an addict's perspective and details the day to day existence of one junkie as he lives from fix to fix and watches as his life spirals out of control. From alcohol, pills and cocaine to heroin. His attempts to free himself and live a sober life are always half hearted at best and so his mounting drug use destroys his life, his job and any hope he might have of enjoying a family. As the years pass heroin addiction forces him to live hand to mouth, always one step away from being unemployed and living on the streets as an addicted vagrant. In this smack tinted world the extremes are overdose and withdrawal and our leading man suffers through his share of both. In the end he finds himself dangling between the fix that will kill him and the sober life he so desperately needs.

download ebook black tar: for the love of heroin pdf epub

Stephen E Crockett

Black Tar is an autobiographical look at the use of black tar heroin and the toll it takes on the addict and his surroundings. It is written from an addict's perspective and details the day to day existence of one junkie as he lives from fix to fix and watches as his life spirals into uncontrollable drug addiction. From alcoholism, pills, and cocaine to black tar heroin. His attempts to free himself and live a sober life are always half-hearted at best and so his casual drug use spirals from a clean life, with a job and the hope of a family to a heroin addict; homeless, living hand to mouth - unemployed and desperate on the streets. In this smack tinted world, the extremes for a junkie are simple: Heroin abuse and death by overdose. This book deals with drug abuse and drug addiction. Especially Black Tar heroin. Also known as smack, junk, boy, and girl. It also deals with heroin withdrawal and follows our main man as he suffers through his share of both. Ultimately he finds himself dangling between the heroin that will kill him and sobriety.