My booky wook : a memoir of sex, drugs, and stand-up / Russell Brand.
By: Brand, Russell.Material type: BookPublisher: New York, New York : IT Books, 2010Copyright date: ©2009Description: x, 353 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 23 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780061857805; 0061857807.Subject(s): Brand, Russell, 1975- | Television personalities -- Great Britain -- Biography | Comedians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Entertainers -- Great Britain -- BiographyGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 792.7/6028092 | B | 921 Summary: The English television personality reveals his struggles to become a successful comedian, discussing his troubled childhood, his addiction to drugs, sex, and alcohol, his mental illness, and his recovery aided by the support of his family and friends.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
"A child's garden of vices, My Booky Wook is also a relentless ride with a comic mind clearly at the wheel.... The bloke can write. He rhapsodizes about heroin better than anyone since Jim Carroll. With the flick of his enviable pen, he can summarize childhood thus: 'My very first utterance in life was not a single word, but a sentence. It was, 'Don't do that.'... Russell Brand has a compelling story." -- New York Times Book Review
The gleeful and candid New York Times bestselling autobiography of addiction, recovery, and rise to fame from Russell Brand, star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall and one of the biggest personalities in comedy today.
Originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2007.
The English television personality reveals his struggles to become a successful comedian, discussing his troubled childhood, his addiction to drugs, sex, and alcohol, his mental illness, and his recovery aided by the support of his family and friends.