Dopefiend by Donald Goines audiobook

Dopefiend

By Donald Goines
Read by Kevin Kenerly

Blackstone Publishing
6.42 Hours Unabridged
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The shocking nightmare story of a black heroin addict Trapped in the festering sore of a major American ghetto, ayoung man and his girlfriend—both attractive, talented, and full of promise—areinexorably pulled into the living death of the hardcore junkie. It is ahorrifying world where addicts will do anything to get their next fix. For twenty-three years of his young life, Donald Goineslived in the dark, despair-ridden world of the junkie. It started while he wasdoing military service in Korea and ended with his murder in his late thirties. He had worked up to a hundred-dollars-a-day habit—and out of theagonizing hell came Dopefiend.

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Summary

Summary

The shocking nightmare story of a black heroin addict

Trapped in the festering sore of a major American ghetto, ayoung man and his girlfriend—both attractive, talented, and full of promise—areinexorably pulled into the living death of the hardcore junkie. It is ahorrifying world where addicts will do anything to get their next fix.

For twenty-three years of his young life, Donald Goineslived in the dark, despair-ridden world of the junkie. It started while he wasdoing military service in Korea and ended with his murder in his late thirties. He had worked up to a hundred-dollars-a-day habit—and out of theagonizing hell came Dopefiend.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“This classic title of 1970s street fiction has never been out of print owing to its gritty depiction of the realities of an addict’s lifestyle.” Library Journal
“One of hip-hop’s greatest inspirations.” Source magazine, praise for the author
“Donald Goines was for the streets [in the ’70s] what the rappers are today…He was in the streets, of the streets, and spoke for the streets.” Chaz Williams, CEO of Black Hand Entertainment, praise for the author

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Author Bio: Donald Goines

Author Bio: Donald Goines

Donald Goines (1936–1974) was a career criminal and addict who took up writing during one of his seven prison sentences. Between 1969 and 1974, he published sixteen novels, which are now recognized as almost unbearably authentic portraits of the roughest aspects of the black experience.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 6.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English