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By Tom Hansen,Sean Beaudoin

"Takes you to the gristle-chewing tracks of the gnarly Emerald urban prior to the 1st wave of Sub Pop loving childrens arrived.” Chris Estey, KEXP Radio, Seattle

In American Junkie, Tom Hansen takes us continuous right into a land of determined addicts, failed punk bands, and brushes with unhappy status, promoting medicinal drugs through the Seattle grunge years. it is a tale that maps his heroin habit, from the promise of a tender existence to the criminal of a bed, from budding musician to damaged down junkie, drowning in syringes and cigarette butts, taking pictures heroin into wounds the scale of softballs, and finally, a trip to a health facility for a six-month remain and a painful self-discovery that cuts right down to the bone. via all of it he by no means quite loses his step, by no means shall we cross of his smarts, and continually initiatives vital American cause, humor, and wish to make a narrative not just approximately medicinal drugs, yet a compelling research of vulnerability and toughness.

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