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Out Of It By Clare Campbell

Out Of It
by Clare Campbell

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Bill Frost was a talented and highly respected "Times" journalist. Here, his sister Clare Campbell, tells of his struggle with addiction, especially cocaine, his descent into the worst hell imaginable, and his eventual death, mind and body ravaged by drugs, alone in his London flat. It is a story about the effects of addiction.
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Out Of It by Clare Campbell

Bill Frost was a talented and highly respected Times journalist. In this heart-rending but intelligent memoir, his sister, Clare Campbell, tells of his struggle with addiction, especially cocaine, his descent into the worst hell imaginable, and his eventual death, mind and body ravaged by drugs, alone in his London flat. Bill died from 'a wasting of the soul' caused by his long-term cocaine addiction and a naive, but dangerous entaglement with the world of drug crime. In this moving book, Clare describes the effect that this has had on herself, her marriage and her family. This is the definitive story about the effects of addiction and the raw truth that it can affect anyone. Loving Bill as she did, Clare needed to understand why this happened, to delve deeper into her past, and finally, to accept the painful reality that her brother's destiny haunts her own. This publication includes coverage of the sensational trial earlier in 2007.

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Out Of It Reviews


"Haunting, haunted, devastating...a necessary book for all who have been lost and broken by addiction. - Fergal Keane"

About Clare Campbell


Clare Campbell is a journalist on the Daily Mail and is married to author Christy Campbell who writes for the Telegraph. She lives in London with her husband, grown up twin daughters and son.

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GOR001103741
Out Of It by Clare Campbell
Clare Campbell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
2006-12-07
256
0340863617
9780340863619
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