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Matt Dillon and the rest of the cast were spot on perfect.
How many times have you seen a film and then read the book on which the film is based and said to yourself, "God, that film was awful - the book is so much better!"?
I would love to find out how much of what is written is actually true, since the characters lead a seriously crazy lifestyle.
I love reading stories like this. I could not put this book down. The dead on accuracies of drug addiction and what the addicts themselves will go through to maintain their high. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Sameerah
A good book describing early 70s drug culture. I actually liked it better than the movie, which threw in some extra stuff but on the whole it was a faithful adaption.Published 10 months ago by david loranger
This is a gem of a movie -- beautifully acted, directed, written and produced. Matt Dillon and the rest of the cast were spot on perfect. The limited use of music is perfect. Read morePublished 14 months ago by VideoDemon
James Fogle, a man who spent the vast majority of his life incarcerated managed to brilliantly portray the lifestyle that was his downfall in his only readily available published... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
Entertaining and funny. Comes across as pretty factual, as it should be–since it was written by a user. And the movie itself? I wouldn't bother. Does not hold up these days at all.Published on March 30, 2013 by Kirk Alex
A real look inside criminal culture and how users commit crimes at pharmacies and hospitals to obtain their drugs. Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by Patriciadc
Ok, so it wasn't as gut-wrenching as something like A Million Little Pieces, but the fact that the author wrote Drugstore Cowboy while he was in prison adds just a little more... Read morePublished on March 22, 2012 by Stephanie Raghavan