A Father and Son Write Memoirs about Meth Addiction
Doug Myrland (Guest Host): Beautiful Boy is the name of a book written by a man who saw his son become a slave to methamphetamine. The book tells the harrowing story of how the addiction of the son afflicts the lives of the parents. The author of is journalist David Sheff. His son, Nic, eventually became sober. And like his father, Nic also wrote a book about the experience of addition from his vantage point. That book is titled Tweaker.
Last fall, Tom Fudge talked with David and Nic Sheff about what it was like to live through drug addiction.
David Sheff, journalist and author of the book Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction.
Nic Sheff, former methamphetamine addict abd son of David Sheff. His book is called Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines.