Beautiful boy : a father's journey through his son's addiction (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Beautiful boy : a father's journey through his son's addiction

Author: David Sheff
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From as early as grade school, the world seemed to be on Nic Sheff's string. Bright and athletic, he excelled in any setting and appeared destined for greatness. Yet as childhood exuberance faded into teenage angst, the precocious boy found himself going down a much different path. Seduced by the illicit world of drugs and alcohol, he quickly found himself caught in the clutches of addiction. Beautiful Boy is Nic's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local author
Named Person: David Sheff; Nic Sheff; David Sheff; Nic Sheff
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Sheff
ISBN: 9780618683352 0618683356 9780739499610 0739499610 9780547203881 0547203888
OCLC Number: 71005844
Description: 326 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. 1. Stay up late --
pt. 2. His drug of choice --
pt. 3. Whatever --
pt. 4. If only --
pt. 5. Never any knowing --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgments --
Resources --
Credits.
Responsibility: David Sheff.

Abstract:

From as early as grade school, the world seemed to be on Nic Sheff's string. Bright and athletic, he excelled in any setting and appeared destined for greatness. Yet as childhood exuberance faded into teenage angst, the precocious boy found himself going down a much different path. Seduced by the illicit world of drugs and alcohol, he quickly found himself caught in the clutches of addiction. Beautiful Boy is Nic's story, but from the perspective of his father, David.--From amazon.com.
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