At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to find his
front teeth knocked out and his nose broken. He had no idea where
the plane was headed nor any recollection of the past two weeks. An
alcoholic for ten years and a crack addict for three, he checked
into a treatment facility shortly after landing. There he was told
he could either stop using or die before he reached age 24. This is
Frey''s acclaimed account of his six weeks in rehab.