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Bill Clegg’s Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man offers up the who, what, when, and how of the author’s addiction, but never really gets to the why. Read morePublished 14 days ago by DavidJ JR
The book, perhaps, was a true account of an addict's spiraling life. However, I'm not sure whether the point was to not do drugs or that all of us have problems. Read morePublished 1 month ago by R D Rosenkoetter
Tedious account of crack addiction
Not sure why this book was so well-reviewed. The cynical, jaded part of me wants to say because the author is a literary agent and... Read more
It must have been so hard for Clegg to write this. He holds back nothing. Reading about his miserable life as an addict doesn't make me pity him or criticize his obviously poor... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Freds Mom
Okay, will try to give this a proper review. This is one hell of a ride on the dark side of crack cocaine addiction. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Debbie Wilson
His heart is in the right place, but this book isn't great.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
A poetic and profound memoir about the terror and isolation of addiction. Though Clegg's prose jumps around in time, place, and point of view, there's a rhythm and unity to it that... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jon LaPoma
Mezmerizing, tragic, sad, riveting, unbelievable how someone could fall so fast and far down in such a short tomePublished 9 months ago by Laurent J.