Everything is horrible and wonderful : a tragicomic memoir of genius, heroin, love, and loss / Stephanie Wittels Wachs.

By: Wittels Wachs, Stephanie [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2018]Description: xix, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781492664109; 1492664103Subject(s): Wittels Wachs, Stephanie | Wittels, Harris | Drug addicts -- Family relationships -- United States | Heroin abuse -- United States | Brothers and sisters -- United States | Brothers and sisters -- United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | Autobiographies.DDC classification: 362.29/3092273 LOC classification: HV5805 | .W58 2018Summary: When Wittels Wachs's younger brother Harris died of a heroin overdose, she didn't know how to make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance. Here she alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, and the first year after his death. Even in all its emotional devastation, this exploration of the love between siblings will make you laugh, cry ... and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal.
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When Wittels Wachs's younger brother Harris died of a heroin overdose, she didn't know how to make sense of such a tragic end to a life of so much hilarious brilliance. Here she alternates between her brother's struggle with addiction, and the first year after his death. Even in all its emotional devastation, this exploration of the love between siblings will make you laugh, cry ... and wonder if that possum on the fence is really your brother's spirit animal.

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