Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir
Publish date: June 7th 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Well I don't really like memoirs, but I've read a number of them and this one is no different. Like many of the addiction memoirs written since the early 90s, it's written in the present tense, with nonlinear chapters switching between first and third person. The writing is clear and compelling enou...
Interesting and painful read about crack addiction! Excellent for a first time author. He is a gay man with a long-suffering boyfriend, who easily could have kicked him to the curb a long time ago... Recommended!