• Cocaine’s Son

  • A Memoir
  • By: Dave Itzkoff
  • Narrated by: Mark Turetsky
  • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

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.

©2011 David Itzkoff (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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Not as advertised

Contrary to what its title implies, this memoir does not have all that much to do with substance abuse. It's just a guy and his Dad having some guy talk. Disappointing.

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