Heroin

by Julie O'Toole

Heroin

  • ISBN-13: 9781905379538
  • Author(s): Julie O'Toole
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Maverick House
  • Imprint: Maverick House
  • Publication Date: 08-05-2008
  • Format: p/b

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Julie O'Toole grew up in an inner city neighbourhood where she was exposed to crime and drugs from a young age. She started using heroin when she was 16, and by the time she was 18 she was a chronic addict. Heroin details how she spent years living on the streets of Dublin, dealing drugs and stealing to feed her habit. It happened in Dublin but it could have happened anywhere in the world. Her life was saved by a chance encounter with a drugs counsellor who brought her first to London and then to America, where she detoxed and slowly began to rebuild her life.
About the book

Julie O'Toole grew up in an inner city neighbourhood where she was exposed to crime and drugs from a young age. She started using heroin when she was 16, and by the time she was 18 she was a chronic addict. Heroin details how she spent years living on the streets of Dublin, dealing drugs and stealing to feed her habit. It happened in Dublin but it could have happened anywhere in the world. Her life was saved by a chance encounter with a drugs counsellor who brought her first to London and then to America, where she detoxed and slowly began to rebuild her life.