The Resource Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction], David Sheff, (electronic resource)

Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction], David Sheff, (electronic resource)

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Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction]
Title
Beautiful boy
Title remainder
[a father's journey through his son's addiction]
Statement of responsibility
David Sheff
Title variation
Beautiful boy
Title variation remainder
a fathers journey through his sons meth addiction
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Language
eng
Summary
David Sheff's story is a first: a teenager's addiction from the parent's point of view, a real-time chronicle of the shocking descent into substance abuse and the gradual emergence into hope. Before meth, Sheff's son, Nic, was a varsity athlete, honor student, and award-winning journalist. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who stole money from his eight-year-old brother and lived on the streets. With haunting candor, Sheff traces the first warning signs, the attempts at rehabilitation, and, at last, the way past addiction. He shows us that, whatever an addict's fate, the rest of the family must care for one another, too, lest they become addicted to addiction
Summary
The story of one teenager's descent into methamphetamine addiction is told from his father's point of view, describing how a varsity athlete and honor student became addicted to the dangerous drug and its impact on his family
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10076143
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Midwest
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Sheff, David
Dewey number
  • 362.299
  • 920
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other
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Read by Anthony Heald
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  • Heald, Anthony
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True
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  • Drug abuse
  • Methamphetamine abuse
  • Children of divorced parents
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adult
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a father's journey through his son's meth addiction
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Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction], David Sheff, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT10026883
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 29 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781483051000
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT10026883
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Beautiful boy : [a father's journey through his son's addiction], David Sheff, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10026883
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 29 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483051000
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10026883
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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