By Corey Feldman
"Spares no details." ―Starred Publishers Weekly Review
"An impressive read." ―Richard Donner, Director
"People consistently inquire from me approximately lifestyles after early life stardom. What could I say to oldsters of kids within the undefined? My simply suggestion, in truth, is to get those little ones out of Hollywood and allow them to lead basic lives." ―Corey Feldman
A deeply own and revealing Hollywood-survival story.
Lovable baby superstar by means of age ten, overseas youngster idol by means of fifteen, and to this present day a perennial pop-culture staple, Corey Feldman has not just spent the whole thing of his lifestyles within the highlight, he is turn into simply as recognized for his off-screen exploits as for his roles in such vintage movies 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 widespread costar Corey Haim loved immeasurable good fortune as one half the wildly well known duo "The Coreys," spawning seven motion pictures, a 1-900 quantity, and "Coreymania" within the method. 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 existence used to be like backstage: His is a earlier that integrated actual, drug, and sexual abuse, a dysfunctional relations from which he used to be emancipated at age fifteen, 3 high-profile arrests for drug ownership, a nine-month stint in rehab, and an extended, gradual move slowly again to the head 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 12 months, he mourned the passing of 7 family and friends individuals, together with Corey Haim and Michael Jackson. within the wake of these tragedies, he is spoken publicly concerning the darkish facet of popularity, lobbied for laws affording larger protections for kids within the leisure undefined, and lifted the lid off of what he calls Hollywood's largest secret.
Coreyography is his fabulous account of survival and redemption.
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