Facedown: The Donnie Foster Story
'I closed my eyes and turned the other cheek against the tarmac...the heat against the asphalt sweltered...the awareness of death, spit, and stench of urine was driven through my nostrils with every breath. I would still carry out my plan to end it all.' In this harrowing tale of abuse, addiction, and ultimate redemption, Aletha Smithson chronicles the life of Donnie Foste...more
Paperback, 302 pages
Published March 16th 2010 by Tate Publishing & Enterprises
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First, I'm a little biased because I know both the author and Donnie Foster, who this story is written about. The first half of the book is VERY hard to read. I had to stop multiple times due to a heavy heart and from crying from the sadness. However, the hope I knew that was found in the ending spurred me on to continue to read to the end. It also really opened my eyes to a lot of the drug world that I've never been exposed to. If you are having a hard time getting through the sad parts, I enco...more