The Bitter Taste of Dying: A Memoir (MP3 CD)

The Bitter Taste of Dying: A Memoir By Jason Smith, Paul Costanzo (Read by) Cover Image
By Jason Smith, Paul Costanzo (Read by)
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In his first book, author Jason Smith explores the depravity and desperation required to maintain an opiate addiction so fierce, he finds himself jumping continents to avoid jail time and learns the hard way that some demons cannot be outrun. While teaching in Europe, he meets a prostitute who secures drugs for him at the dangerous price of helping out the Russian Mafia; in China he gets his Percocet and Xanax fixes but terrifies a crowd of children and parents at his job in the process; and in Mexico Smith thought a Tijuana jail cell would be the perfect place to kick his Fentanyl habit but soon realizes that the power of addiction is stronger than his desire to escape it.

The Bitter Taste of Dying paints a portrait of the modern-day drug addict with clarity and refreshing honesty. With a gritty mixture of self-deprecation and lighthearted confessional, Smith's memoir deftly describes the journey into the harrowing depths of addiction and demonstrates the experience of finally being released from it.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781531801243
ISBN-10: 1531801242
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
Publication Date: September 6th, 2016
Language: English