Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines

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By Nic Sheff
Publisher Simon Schuster Children's Publishing - (Atheneum)
Tweak: Growing up on Methamphetamines
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This New York Times bestselling memoir of a young mans addiction to methamphetamine tells a raw, harrowing, and ultimately hopeful tale of the road from relapse to recovery and complements his fathers parallel memoir, Beautiful Boy.Nic Sheff was drunk for the first time at age eleven. In the years that followed, he would regularly smoke pot, do cocaine and Ecstasy, and develop addictions to crystal meth and heroin. Even so, he felt like he would always be able to quit and put his life together whenever he needed to. It took a violent relapse one summer in California to convince him otherwise. In a voice that is raw and honest, Nic spares no detail in telling us the compelling, heartbreaking, and true story of his relapse and the road to recovery. As we watch Nic plunge the mental and physical depths of drug addiction, he paints a picture for us of a person at odds with his past, with his family, with his substances, and with himself. Its a harrowing portraitbut not one without hope.

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113100 words113,100 words
352 pages352 pages
Lexile HL770LLexile HL770L
Grade 9 to H+Grade 9 to H+
Age 14-18Age 14-18
Published 2009Published 2009

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9781416972198

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