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The Heroin Diaries

A Year in the Life of A Shattered Rock Star
Sixx, Nikki (Book - 2007 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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The co-founder of the rock band Mötley Crüe presents a candid account of his own descent into the hell of drug addiction, describing the impact of heroin on his life and the band.
Authors: Sixx, Nikki, 1958-
Title: The heroin diaries
a year in the life of a shattered rock star
Publisher: New York : VH1 Books, c2007
Edition: 1st MTV BooksPocket Books hardcover ed
Characteristics: 413 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Nikki Sixx with Ian Gittins
Summary: The co-founder of the rock band Mötley Crüe presents a candid account of his own descent into the hell of drug addiction, describing the impact of heroin on his life and the band.
Additional Contributors: Gittins, Ian
ISBN: 9780743486286
0743486285
1416511946
9781416511946
Branch Call Number: 782.42166 S625h 2007
Subject Headings: Drug addicts United States Biography Rock musicians United States Biography Mötley Crüe (Musical group) Sixx, Nikki, 1958-
Topical Term: Drug addicts
Rock musicians
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Nikki Sixx, co-founder of the rock group Motley Crue, spiraled out of control in a haze of heroin and cocaine at the height of his band’s fame. Here he pulls out diary entries and anecdotes from friends and associates that detail his descent and his decision to pick himself up and get help.


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Nov 07, 2013
  • ziggz1985 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

his own father abandoned him at a very young age!!! plus, his sisters didnt understand him @first bout' his emotional pains and mental anguishes... is why he barked at poeple the way he did! not done reading the book yet, will let you know my own honest take of this hard case read very soon. read the book on mr. nikki sixx. complicated man. drugs is no way to compile any on going relationship with any one or other people that love you. drugs SUCK!!! sorry that he lost his mother and he'll somehow will make up for it with his new family that loves him much greatly and richly. he has a lot to live for these days and busy projects aswell... it's good he forgave his father. it's good he forgave his mom. lost a sister too; but got to keep cece comer and close to the vest these days. gripped my heart and his it's bad, ugly, humor tale of life on the road during the 1980's girls, girls, girls tour. ---especially the entry where they cut doc mcghee's bed in half! funny among other stories... good read on deadly honesty story of one of rock's living(literally alive son)legends. success to mr. sixx.

i loved this book it was amazing

Jul 26, 2012
  • deutschmarc rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

Avoid this book. there are better rock and roll autobiographies out there. this is really poorly done.

This was an amazing book. It helped me more than words can actually explain.

May 07, 2011
  • TheSponge rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Talk about living on the edge! This true story is not for the faint of heart.
The Heroin Diaries is an unforgettable look inside the turbulent life of rock star, Nikki Sixx. Told with intelligence, grit and brutal honesty, this graphic diary will have you hooked from the beginning.

Nov 04, 2009
  • 4 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Such a good book. I couldn't put it down.

Sep 04, 2009
  • JenMarquis rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very artistically bound. Informative and an entertaining read.
However, it is very graphic and most certianly for adults.

Mar 13, 2008
  • Cabby rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I think this is the best autobiography I have ever read. Usually I have a hard time believing everything but he had lots of people writing notes throughout the book so it was believable. Great idea.

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Dec 28, 2013
  • ziggz1985 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

nothing more to say to a guy who beats the odds on cheating death... TWICE!!!

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