By Anna David, Tom Sizemore
A harrowing, deeply own memoir of the acclaimed actor’s wild journey via Hollywood, fueled through his crippling habit to methamphetamines, exposing the darkest facet of reputation and the way one guy discovered a route to recovery.
Tom Sizemore has been referred to as many stuff. fantastic. Brutal. Fiercely proficient. offended. Drug-addicted. in truth, he’s them all. He’s a survivor of the Detroit ghetto, the daddy of dual boys, and a veteran of dozens of flicks. He’s additionally now sober, after his dependancy took his lifestyles as a ways down, arguably, as any man or woman may well go.
Through screen-stealing performances within the Nineties videos real Romance, warmth, and normal Born Killers, Sizemore was once so famous that even if his drug challenge used to be widely recognized, administrators reminiscent of Steven Spielberg provided him roles and begged him to stick sober for them. Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson, Robert Downey, Jr., and Johnny Depp each one went out in their approach to befriend him. however the related guy who as soon as romanced Elizabeth Hurley and Juliette Lewis used to be accused of family violence through the world’s most famed madam and moved from Beverly Hills to solitary confinement in country prison.
For years, Sizemore’s days have been choked with overdoses, suicide makes an attempt, and homelessness. through a few Miracle I Made It Out of there's a harrowing trip into the guts of his habit, informed in riveting and sometimes surprising element. by means of turns gritty and heartbreaking, it's also one man’s examine a selected second in leisure history—a window into the drug-fueled highlight that despatched Robert Downey, Jr., to detention center and killed River Phoenix, Heath Ledger, Chris Farley, and so on a long way prior to their time.
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