The Heroin Diaries
A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star
By (author) Nikki Sixx
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Heroin Diaries by Nikki Sixx
Book DescriptionSet against the frenzied world of heavy metal superstardom, the co-founder of legendary Motley Crue offers an unflinching and gripping look at his own descent into drug addiction. When Motley Crue were at the height of their fame, there wasn't a drug Nikki Sixx wouldn't do. He spent days - sometimes alone, sometimes with others addicts, friends and lovers - in a coke- and heroin-fuelled daze. THE HEROIN DIARIES reveals Nikki's personal diary entries alongside commentary from the people who know Nikki best including band mates Tommy, Vince and Mick. The book is a candid look at a nightmare come true: a punishing heroin addiction that brought Nikki to the edge of losing his talent, his career, his family and finally to a near-fatal overdose which left him clinically dead for a few minutes before being revived. Brutally honest, utterly riveting and shockingly moving, THE HEROIN DIARIES follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847392060
(203mm x 157mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx was born Frank Feranna in California in 1958 and grew up in Seattle with his grandmother. He founded Motley Crue in 1981 with his friend Tommy Lee. Today, he is a family man who combines his musical career with work for his charity, Running Wild in the Night.
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