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, inevitable descent into substance abuse and the gradual emergence into hope. Any parent of an addict will find solace in Sheff's beautifully written account of his struggle to overcome his son's methamphetamine habit.
About the Author:
David Sheff's work has appeared in the New York Times, Outside, Rolling Stone, Wired, Fortune, and elsewhere. His piece for the New York Times Magazine, "My Addicted Son," generated several hundred letters from readers and won an award from the American Psychological Association for his outstanding contribution to advancing the understanding of addiction. David Sheff's books include "Game Over", "China Dawn", and "All We Are Saying". He resides in Inverness, California.