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Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir  Cover Image Book Book

Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir / Matthew Perry.

Perry, Matthew, 1969- (author.). Kudrow, Lisa, (writer of foreword.).

Summary:

"The beloved star of Friends takes us behind the scenes of the hit sitcom and his struggles with addiction in this candid, funny, and revelatory memoir that delivers a powerful message of hope and persistence. In an extraordinary story that only he could tell, Matthew Perry takes readers onto the soundstage of the most successful sitcom of all time while opening up about his private struggles with addiction. Candid, self-aware, and told with his trademark humor, Perry vividly details his lifelong battle with the disease and what fueled it despite seemingly having it all. Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing is an unforgettable memoir that shares the most intimate details of the love Perry lost, his darkest days, and his greatest friends. Unflinchingly honest, moving, and hilarious: this is the book fans have been waiting for"-- Provided by publisher.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9781250866448
  • ISBN: 1250866448
  • Physical Description: xii, 250 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2022.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"Foreword by Lisa Kudrow" -- book jacket.
Formatted Contents Note:
The view -- Interlude : New York -- Another generation shot to hell -- Interlude : Matman -- Baggage -- Interlude : Dead -- Like I've been there before -- Interlude : Zoom -- No fourth wall -- Interlude : Holes -- Bruce Willis -- Interlude : All heaven breaking loose -- The benefit of Friends -- Interlude : Pockets -- Odyssey -- Interlude : Trauma camp -- Three's not company, three ruins everything -- Interlude : Violence in Hollywood -- The big terrible thing -- Interlude : The smoking section -- Batman.
Subject: Perry, Matthew, 1969-
Friends (Television program)
Actors > United States > Biography.
Addicts > United States > Biography.
Substance abuse > United States.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts.
PERFORMING ARTS / Television / Genres / Comedy.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs.
Actors > United States > Biography.
Drug addicts > Biography.
Drug abuse > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Autobiographies.

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  • 41 current holds on 110 total copies.
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Athens-Clarke County Library
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      Athens-Clarke County Library
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Athens Regional Library System:
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Athens Regional Library System:
      Winterville Library
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      Augusta-Richmond Co. Public Lib.
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Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System:
      Friedman Branch Library
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Azalea Regional Library System:
      Morgan County Library
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      Stanton Memorial Library
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Bartram Trail Regional Library:
      Mary Willis Library
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Cherokee Regional Library:
      Dade County Public Library
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