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Dandro, Travis

Summary: "From a child's-eye view, Travis Dandro recounts growing up with a drug-addicted birth father, alcoholic step-dad, and overwhelmed mother. As a kid, Dandro would temper the tension of his every day with flights of fancy, finding refuge in toys and animals and insects rather than the unpredictable adults around him. Dandro perceptively details the effects of poverty and addiction on a family...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Drawn & Quarterly 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DAN

Aron, Nina Renata

Summary: "A scorching memoir of a love affair with an addict, weaving personal reckoning with psychology and history to understand the nature of addiction, codependency, and our appetite for obsessive love. "The disease he has is addiction," Nina Renata Aron writes of her boyfriend, K. "The disease I have is loving him." Their love affair is dramatic, urgent, overwhelming-an intoxicating antidote to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ARON, NINA RENATA ARO

Itzkoff, David.

Summary: Growing up, David understood his father to be a trusted ally and confidant--a man who always had some hard-won wisdom to share. But he was also a junkie. As David grew older, he fell into the same trap, until he and his father hit the road in search of their "morning after."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 362.29 ITZ

Kindred, Dave

Summary: "Dave Kindred's extraordinary investigation of the death of his grandson yields a powerful memoir of addiction, grief, and the stories we choose to tell our families and ourselves. Jared Kindred left his home and family at the age of eighteen, choosing a life of riding train cars and making friends on the street. He was an addict for most of his short life, drinking far too much and lying about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 KINDRED, JARED GLENN KIN

Andersen, Rose

Summary: "A riveting, deeply personal exploration of the opioid crisis-an empathic memoir infused with hints of true crime. In November 2013, Rose Andersen's younger sister Sarah died of an overdose in the bathroom of her boyfriend's home in a small town with oneof the highest rates of opioid use in the state. Like too many of her generation, she had become addicted to heroin. Sarah was 24 years old. To...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ANDERSEN, ROSE AND

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