10 brilliant books on drugabuse...

A Listmania! list by "missozzie"
 
The House That Jack Built
1.  The House That Jack Built by Catherine Barry
The list author says:
  "I picked this up because of the Thin Lizzy reference on the back and the Phil Lynott quote on the first page. But it proved to be something very different... A fine book on alchoholism."
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Wasted
2.  Wasted by Mikki Goffin
The list author says:
  "The surviving sister's tale. It's raw and heartbreaking. Anyone working with drugaddicts must read it."
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My Boy: Philip Lynott Story
3.  My Boy: Philip Lynott Story by Philomena Lynott
The list author says:
  "Once again the Thin Lizzy connection. This is a lot more than that though. A very breathtaking story about a young woman who becomes a mother to a son who becomes a rockstar."
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Lobotomy: Surviving the "Ramones"
4.  Lobotomy: Surviving the "Ramones" by Ramone
The list author says:
  "He lived to tell his story as a punkrocker and heroinaddicted. Written with humour and honesty. Dee Dee passed away in June 2002. RIP."
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Rebel Heart
5.  Rebel Heart by Bebe Buell
The list author says:
  "Alternative carreer... Sex, drugs & rock'n'roll - and a lot of love too."
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Rachel's Holiday
6.  Rachel's Holiday by Marian Keyes
The list author says:
  "My favorite book by Marian Keyes. Wonderful description of a drugaddict. Totally caught my attention."
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"Kiss" and Makeup
7.  "Kiss" and Makeup by Gene Simmons
The list author says:
  "The unmasked truth... well, my childhood hero holds the pen and I couldn't resist - sweaps you away for as long as it lasts. The abuse is money."
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Girl, Interrupted
8.  Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
The list author says:
  "Actually, there's no abuse in this book - apart from the society. A girl becoming a woman and very frightend parents."
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The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band
9.  The Dirt: Confessions of the World's Most Notorious Rock Band by Tommy Lee
The list author says:
  "More sex and drugs and some rock too. All sorts of drugs. You can not put this book down. Be sure to have a weekend off when you decide to read it."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)

Faithfull
10.  Faithfull by Marianne Faithfull
The list author says:
  "A sex symbol and street junkie. You don't want to believe it, but you know it's true. One of the best journals ever of the 60s."
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