The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star by Nikki Sixx

The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock Star

byNikki Sixx

Kobo ebook | September 18, 2007

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In honor of the ten-year anniversary of The Heroin Diaries, Nikki Sixx’s definitive and bestselling memoir on drug addiction is reissued with exclusive new content. This shocking, gripping, and at times darkly hilarious memoir explores Nikki’s yearlong war with a vicious heroin addiction. Now more than ever, with opioid addiction ravaging our country and rising by twenty percent in the past year alone, Nikki’s story of both his descent into drug-addled decay and subsequent recovery and transition into a rehabilitation advocate are now more relevant than ever.

When Mötley Crüe was at the height of its fame, there wasn’t any drug Nikki Sixx wouldn’t do. He spent days—sometimes alone, sometimes with other addicts, friends, and lovers—in a coke- and heroin-fueled daze.

The highs were high, and Nikki’s journal entries reveal some euphoria and joy. But the lows were lower, often ending with Nikki in his closet, surrounded by drug paraphernalia and wrapped in paranoid delusions.

Here, Nikki shares the diary entries—some poetic, some scatterbrained, some bizarre—of those dark times. Joining him are Tommy Lee, Vince Neil, Mick Mars, Slash, Rick Nielsen, Bob Rock, and a host of ex-managers, ex-lovers, and more.

Brutally honest, utterly riveting, and surprisingly moving, The Heroin Diaries follows Nikki during the year he plunged to rock bottom—and his courageous decision to pick himself up and start living again.

Title:The Heroin Diaries: Ten Year Anniversary Edition: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock StarFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 18, 2007Publisher:MTV BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1416525327

ISBN - 13:9781416525325

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Great read on Nikki Sixx’s life. Such a great song writer, over came so much. So glad he turned around his life,so strong. Hopefully people with addictions read this book and over come theirs ❤️
Date published: 2019-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crazy Read! This book destroys any aspirations of glamour that you might have thought about being a rock star. This book is a diary of Nikki Sixx plunge into addiction and madness amid the music business and wild tales on the road. Not for the faint of heart. Glad that he has turned his life around!
Date published: 2019-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gritty & Raw! Nikki Sixx drags you down to his personal hell in this scary, raw, disturbing book. It's a painfully honest look into addiction. Not for everyone, but a great read if you want an understanding of how heroin grabs you & takes control. I admire Nikki for his bravery in publishing this. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun and disturbing This journal truly shows you the horrors of heroin addiction. Its a great read, informative, and scary as hell.
Date published: 2018-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bio! Nikki is an amazing song writer and I absolutely love the Crue! This look at Nikki's life was very interesting. I'm glad he shared it. Glad he is sober and healthy now. Hope this book helps others that are struggling.
Date published: 2018-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing read! I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and felt it was honest and filled with raw emotions. The book itself has amazing illustrations throughout it making the read exciting and more raw.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! Read the original version when it was first released. A refreshingly honest and humorous memoir of debauchery and redemption #plumreview
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heroin Dairies Oh Nikki Sixx you are an amazing man, even if some of your photos are kind of dark. Loved both your books and am now gonna listed to the sound tract of The Heroin Diaries. .
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it! I Read the book in 3 days!I Couldn't put it down! There's a lot you don't know about your favourite rockstars, It's a definetly a must read
Date published: 2015-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it! Have bought two copies of this book and couldn't put it down either time!
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must read The diaries Nikki kept during the height of his addiction are dark, painfully honest and most of all brutally honest. As a reader you empathize immediately with his struggle. As a CDC I encourage anyone with addiction issues to read this book. Nikki doesn't glorify drug use, he gives hope for recovery, Sixx style!
Date published: 2013-06-15