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By Tom Hansen,Sean Beaudoin

"Takes you to the gristle-chewing tracks of the gnarly Emerald urban earlier than the 1st wave of Sub Pop loving youngsters arrived.” Chris Estey, KEXP Radio, Seattle

In American Junkie, Tom Hansen takes us continuous right into a land of determined addicts, failed punk bands, and brushes with unhappy popularity, promoting medicines throughout the Seattle grunge years. it is a tale that maps his heroin dependancy, from the promise of a tender existence to the felony of a bed, from budding musician to damaged down junkie, drowning in syringes and cigarette butts, capturing heroin into wounds the dimensions of softballs, and eventually, a trip to a health facility for a six-month remain and a painful self-discovery that cuts all the way down to the bone. via all of it he by no means rather loses his step, by no means we could pass of his smarts, and constantly initiatives integral American cause, humor, and desire to make a narrative not just approximately medicinal drugs, yet a compelling research of vulnerability and toughness.

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