Beautiful boy: [a father's journey through his son's addiction]

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#1 New York Times bestseller With a new afterwordNow a Major Motion Picture Starring Steve Carell * Timothée Chalamet * Maura Tierney * and Amy Ryan "A brilliant, harrowing, heartbreaking, fascinating story, full of beautiful moments and hard-won wisdom. This book will save a lot of lives and heal a lot of hearts." — Anne Lamott "'When one of us tells the truth, he makes it easier for all of us to open our hearts to our own pain and that of others.' That's ultimately what Beautiful Boy is about: truth and healing." — Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted David Sheff's journey through his son Nic's addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete and honor student adored by his two younger siblings. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who lied, stole, and lived on the streets. David Sheff traces the first warning signs: the denial, the three a.m. phone calls—is it Nic? the police? the hospital? His preoccupation with Nic became an addiction in itself. But as a journalist, he instinctively researched every treatment that might save his son. And he refused to give up on Nic. "Filled with compelling anecdotes and important insights . . . An eye-opening memoir." — Washington Post

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#1 New York Times bestseller

With a new afterword
Now a Major Motion Picture
Starring Steve Carell * Timothée Chalamet * Maura Tierney * and Amy Ryan
"A brilliant, harrowing, heartbreaking, fascinating story, full of beautiful moments and hard-won wisdom. This book will save a lot of lives and heal a lot of hearts." — Anne Lamott
"'When one of us tells the truth, he makes it easier for all of us to open our hearts to our own pain and that of others.' That's ultimately what Beautiful Boy is about: truth and healing." — Mary Pipher, author of Reviving Ophelia

What had happened to my beautiful boy? To our family? What did I do wrong? Those are the wrenching questions that haunted David Sheff's journey through his son Nic's addiction to drugs and tentative steps toward recovery. Before Nic became addicted to crystal meth, he was a charming boy, joyous and funny, a varsity athlete and honor student adored by his two younger siblings. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who lied, stole, and lived on the streets. David Sheff traces the first warning signs: the denial, the three a.m. phone calls—is it Nic? the police? the hospital? His preoccupation with Nic became an addiction in itself. But as a journalist, he instinctively researched every treatment that might save his son. And he refused to give up on Nic.

"Filled with compelling anecdotes and important insights . . . An eye-opening memoir." — Washington Post

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subject_facet BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs, Children of divorced parents -- California, Drug abuse -- Treatment -- California, Methamphetamine abuse -- Treatment -- California, PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Addiction, SELF-HELP / Substance Abuse & Addictions / Drugs, SHEFF, NIC, Sheff, David, Sheff, Nic
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title_full Beautiful Boy A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction, Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction] [electronic resource] / David Sheff, Beautiful boy : a father's journey through his son's addiction / David Sheff
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topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Children of divorced parents, Drug abuse, Methamphetamine abuse, Nonfiction, SHEFF, NIC, Sheff, David, Sheff, Nic, Treatment