Smacked

A harrowing true journey of addiction and survival

Melinda Ferguson

ISBN:

9781928420941

Epub ISBN:

9781928420958

Publisher:

Melinda Ferguson Books

Date Released:

June 2020

Price (incl. VAT):

R 280.00

Format:

Soft cover, 335pp


About this book:

Hooked on heroin and crack cocaine, Melinda Ferguson plummets into a devastating rock bottom as she finds herself trawling the streets of Hillbrow, Johannesburg desperate for her next fix.Bold, raw and relentlessly honest, Smacked is a tale of earth-shattering loss and miraculous  redemption. This mega bestseller - the revised 20 year clean & sober edition -  will take you to the darkest recesses of an addict's psyche. It is ultimately a tale of great resilience and hope.

 

Readers say

"Smacked, it's one hell of a ride ..."

- Michelle McGrane


"An inspiration. Made me cry."

- Patrick Holford


"Melinda Ferguson is a person of rare courage and honesty. You've got to hear this woman's story ."

- John Robbie


"Relentless, beautifully written and compelling. I loved this book."

- Alex Hamlyn


"South Africa needs a book like this. This is a story of tremendous courage that plunges into the alleys and veins of a drug addict, emerging victorious. Educational, inspiring and superbly written."

- Nkhensani Manganyi Nkosi


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