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The Harder They Fall: Celebrities Tell Their Real-Life Stories of Addiction and Recovery

3.56  ·  Rating Details ·  36 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
The heady, drug-induced decades of the sixties and seventies provide the backdrop for this all-star account of addiction and recovery. Among the celebrities interviewed by Gary Stromberg for The Harder They Fall are comedian Richard Lewis; musicians Alice Cooper, Grace Slick, Dr. John, and Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night); actors Malcolm McDowell and Mariette Hartley; Pulitz ...more
ebook, 479 pages
Published June 16th 2014 by Hazelden Publishing & Educational Services (first published January 1st 2005)
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Abbi Dion
Nov 05, 2011 Abbi Dion rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"There was a problem, though, when I wanted to order one last bottle of wine, and people around me were getting that very nervous, slightly angry look that I became very familiar with." -Anne Lamott

The Franz Wright, Jim Ramstad, Dick Beardsley, Richard Lewis, and Mariette Hartley stories/profiles were AMAZEBALLZ.
Becky
Interesting stories.
K C Smith
If you need to read or want to read about addiction and recovery, I recommend this book. Not all excerpts are compelling, but most are worth your time. Consider this one informative and, at times, inspiring.
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Sue Campbell
Feb 07, 2016 Sue Campbell rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A book about celebrities, their stories and their road to recovery.
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Aug 11, 2012 Elyse C rated it did not like it
Awful - save your money and time... this is 2012 - no interest in the 60's & 70's - Really!
Valerie
Sep 23, 2007 Valerie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Famous people are addicts too.
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