The Taste of Cigarettes: A Memoir of a Heroin Addict

The Taste of Cigarettes: A Memoir of a Heroin Addict

by Jon Vreeland


View All Available Formats & Editions
Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Thursday, January 24

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781925417685
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
Publication date: 05/14/2018
Pages: 188
Sales rank: 692,692
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Jon Vreeland was born in Long Beach California. He is a writer of prose, poetry, plays and journalism. His twenty-year addiction to drugs and alcohol is the essence of his writing, and one of the main components in his perpetual process to treating this terrible disease; a battle so many have lost. Vreeland was raised in Huntington Beach by his parents and now lives in Santa Barbara California with his wife and successful artist, Alycia Vreeland. Visit his website:

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. A Day in the Life of a Junkie: 11

Chapter 2. The Junkie Romance: The Sid and Nancy Syndrome: 19

Chapter 3. The Road Dog: 36

Chapter 4. The Mind of the Junkie: 47

Chapter 5. The Running of the Junkie: 69

Chapter 6. The Spiritual Side of Junk: 83

Chapter 7. The Sentimental Junkie: 106

Chapter 8. The Wayfaring Junkie: 123

Chapter 9. Death of a Junkie: 135

Chapter 10. The Real Junkie: 151

Glossary: 171

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews

The Taste of Cigarettes: A Memoir of a Heroin Addict 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
TommyBohomie 11 days ago
Before I read this book I had not so good feelings about heroin users. Now I understand the pain they go through when using. This book changed my entire perspective about dope fiends. Bravo Mr Vreeland, Bravo. Quick and easy to read. I felt like i was there.