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New York Times journalist David Itzkoff crafts a powerful, remarkably honest memoir that no listener will ever forget. Growing up, David understood his father to be a trusted ally and confidant - a man who always had some hard-won wisdom to share. But he was also a junkie. As David grew older, he fell into the same trap, until he and his father hit the road in search of their morning after. And as they travel across the country and back into memory, in search of clues and revelations, together they discover that there may be more binding them than ever separated them.

Unsparing and heartbreaking, mordantly funny and powerfully felt, Cocaine's Son clears a place for Dave Itzkoff in the forefront of contemporary memoirists.

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Micaela | 6/17/2011

    " I couldn't finish it. Although the prose is sometimes very beautiful, the story is so melodrmatic and self-serving that I couldn't finish it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Irene | 6/14/2011

    " audio -- a tale of father and son using cocaine in its hayday. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Krista | 5/4/2011

    " i probably would have liked this better if they said it was a coming of the age book about a son with a hard relatonship with his father. they made it sound like it was going to be about his father horrible addiction. it wasn't. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Shelley | 2/24/2011

    " I wanted to give this memoir a chance, but I really don't like memoirs. So, I put it down and called it a day. I have first hand experience with dealing with an addict, and this book just wasn't compelling enough to venture into, I guess. "

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