By Corey Feldman
"Spares no details." —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"An significant read." —Richard Donner, Director
"People continuously inquire from me approximately existence after formative years stardom. What may I say to folks of youngsters within the undefined? My basically suggestion, in truth, is to get those childrens out of Hollywood and allow them to lead common lives." —Corey Feldman
The manhattan occasions Bestseller
A deeply own and revealing Hollywood-survival story.
Lovable baby celebrity by means of age ten, foreign teenager idol by means of fifteen, and to at the present time a perennial pop-culture staple, Corey Feldman has not just spent everything of his existence within the highlight, he is turn into simply as well-known for his off-screen exploits as for his roles in such vintage motion pictures as Gremlins, The Goonies, and Stand by way of Me. he is been associated with a slew of Hollywood starlets (including Drew Barrymore, Vanessa Marcil, and grownup entertainer Ginger Lynn), shared a hugely publicized friendship with Michael Jackson, and along with his common costar Corey Haim loved immeasurable good fortune as one 1/2 the wildly renowned duo "The Coreys," spawning seven movies, a 1-900 quantity, and "Coreymania" within the approach. What baby of the eighties did not have a Corey Feldman poster putting in her bed room, or a pile of Tiger Beats stashed in his closet?
Now, during this courageous and relocating memoir, Corey is revealing the reality approximately what his lifestyles was once like backstage: His is a earlier that incorporated actual, drug, and sexual abuse, a dysfunctional kin from which he was once emancipated at age fifteen, 3 high-profile arrests for drug ownership, a nine-month stint in rehab, and a protracted, gradual move slowly again to the pinnacle of the field office.
While Corey has controlled to beat the traps that ensnared such a lot of different entertainers of his generation—he's nonetheless performing, is a traveling musician, and is a proud father to his son, Zen—many of these closest to him have not been so fortunate. within the span of 1 yr, he mourned the passing of 7 family and friends contributors, together with Corey Haim and Michael Jackson. within the wake of these tragedies, he is spoken publicly concerning the darkish facet of repute, lobbied for laws affording larger protections for kids within the leisure undefined, and lifted the lid off of what he calls Hollywood's greatest secret.
Coreyography is his superb account of survival and redemption.
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