Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star (Paperback)
 
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Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star (Paperback)

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    In one of the most unique memoirs of addiction ever published, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx shares mesmerizing diary entries from the year he spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine, presented alongside riveting commentary from people who w......more

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In one of the most unique memoirs of addiction ever published, Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx shares mesmerizing diary entries from the year he spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine, presented alongside riveting commentary from people who were there at the time, and from Nikki himself.

When Motley Crue was at the height of its fame, there wasn't any drug Nikki Sixx wouldn't do. He spent days -- sometimes alone, sometimes with other addicts, friends, and lovers -- in a coke and heroin-fueled daze. The highs were high, and Nikki's journal entries reveal some euphoria and joy. But the lows were lower, often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions.

Here, Nikki shares those diary entries -- some poetic, some scatterbrained, some bizarre -- and reflects on that time. Joining him are Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Slash, Rick Nielsen, Bob Rock, and a host of ex-managers, ex-lovers, and more.

Brutally honest, utterly riveting, and shockingly moving, The Heroin Diaries follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom -- and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.

Author:
Sixx, Nikki
Genre:
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
Audience:
General/trade
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
413
Language:
English
Publisher:
Vh1 Books
Publish Date:
10/28/2008
Copyright Year:
2007
ISBN:
9781416511946
Height:
8.0 in
Wdth:
6.0 in
Thickness:
0.75 in
Unit weight:
1.35 lb
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  • Heroin Diaries

    This was a very hard book for me to read as the language was the worst...but I learned a lot about drug addiction...you have to read the whole book to understand...it took me awhile...

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? looked the same
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? pretty accurate
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. ok
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • book

    great shipping time. Item was exactly as promised.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? same
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? same
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. great
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Excellent

    I will order again, service was great. will tell my friends

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? Good
    • How accurate was the on site description of the product? Good
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. Very good
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • bent

    All in all the book is what it is. Shipping and packaging need to be addressed. This is a gift and I was imbarressed to give it to the person because of the bent cover. I tried to pile other books on top to deminish the bend but it is there and has recked the cover. He looked it anyhow.

    • How did the image on site compare with the actual product? True in looks
    • Please tell us about the quality of the product. I was disappointed~the books were NOT packaged well at all and this books front cover was bent over, creased.
    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
  • Heroin Diaries

    This book is an AMAZING story about not only addiction and how it can destroy someone but also Nikki Sixx and his life. Thanks for sharing your story Nikki!! It's been an inspiration!!!

    • Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes
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