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Fall to Pieces: A Memoir of Drugs, Rock 'n' Roll, and Mental Illness

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Mary Forsberg Weiland

Weiland's lively, vernacular memoir tells the sadly wasted but ultimately self-directed tale of her meteoric rise as a model from impoverished, half-Mexican roots to a precipitous plunge into drug addiction. Growing up in a broken Southern California … see full wiki

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Author: Mary Forsberg Weiland
Genre: Health, Mind & Body
Publisher: William Morrow
2 reviews about Fall to Pieces: A Memoir of Drugs, Rock...
review by . November 19, 2009
Unfortunately, we live in a time where addiction is an all too common shared experience. One of the positive things to come out of it, I believe, is the fact that some people who struggle through this hell, somehow find the strength to overcome their demons and have the courage to put it all down on paper - so that other people who are suffering can read their words and maybe, feel as though they are not alone.  Fall to Pieces was exactly that type of book. I love the fact that I had no …
review by . November 12, 2009
Mary ended up in a mental institution after throwing her husbands clothes out and setting them on fire. She suffered from depression and would lay in bed for days. A lot of the time, she didn't even know why she was reacting a certain way. Addiction and depression seem to go hand in hand, so Mary was battling both.    It's an absorbing read that hits close to home for me. I too suffer from depression and it is a very difficult illness to live with. I know how brave Mary must …
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