The Resource Tweaked : a crystal meth memoir, Patrick Moore, (electronic resource)

Tweaked : a crystal meth memoir, Patrick Moore, (electronic resource)

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Tweaked : a crystal meth memoir
Title
Tweaked
Title remainder
a crystal meth memoir
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Moore
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"There are moments when I suddenly realize that I'm a nice boy from Iowa who is entirely comfortable sitting in a room of freaks." So begins Patrick Moore's unforgettable account of life as a crystal meth addict-a "tweaker." Like a wild ride down Alice's rabbit hole with a guide who is darkly funny and heartbreakingly honest, Tweaked chronicles a twenty-year trip that stretches from Moore's lonely childhood in Iowa with his grandmother, Zelma-an alcoholic artist who, when loaded, turns frozen food into crafts projects -to the day he sits, naked, in a Los Angeles rental, hallucinating about psycho-robbers while talking to a possum he's sure is God. Along the way, there are acid trips at the V.F.W., Dexetrim study halls with his Bad Girl Posse in the seventies, teeth-grinding nights of dancing and anonymous sex in New York City's hottest eighties clubs, taking pictures of Andy Warhol, losing friends and lovers, and navigating a Byzantine underworld of cookers, users, club kids, dealers, and colorful characters as intense as the drug itself. There is Lee, the glamorous, outré bad boy with a devastating wit and a taste for danger; Tony, the tweaker who likes to remove his eyebrows; Ding-Dong, the Depends-wearing, nearly blind housemate; Hisako, the artist and squatter with an impenetrable Japanese accent and a fondness for hot plate cooking; "Mother" Judy, the tough, butch rehab counselor who takes no prisoners, and countless others on the road from crystal meth hell to eventual sobriety. Candid, gripping, and ultimately triumphant, Tweaked is that rarest of memoirs-a tale so vivid and personal in the telling it feels like fiction, but every word is true
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
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Moore, Patrick
Dewey number
362.299092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Moore, Patrick
  • Ex-drug addicts
  • Methamphetamine abuse
  • Gay men
  • Gay men
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Tweaked : a crystal meth memoir, Patrick Moore, (electronic resource)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780806538365
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12423641
Publisher number
MWT12423641
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Tweaked : a crystal meth memoir, Patrick Moore, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780806538365
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12423641
Publisher number
MWT12423641
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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