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A brilliant and impressive book, all the more so because of its remarkable calm and restraint after such a terrifying experience―Penelope Fitzgerald
The little black dress of dope books...Marlowe is the most gifted druggie to pop out of Harvard since Timothy Leary.―Jerry Stahl
Her insight is a positive addition to the literature about the drug, and a telling and sophisticated examination of modern society―THE LIST
A calm look at middle-class heroin addiction and an honest analysis of how an obsessed society mythologises it ... compelling―IRISH TIMES
Ann Marlowe is a journalist who has written for THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW. She has a BA & a PHD in Philosophy from Harvard & an MBA from Columbia Business School. She has worked on Wall Street. This is her first book.