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By Corey Feldman

"Spares no details." ―Starred Publishers Weekly Review

"An exceptional read." ―Richard Donner, Director

"People regularly inquire from me approximately lifestyles after formative years stardom. What might I say to folks of youngsters within the undefined? My simply recommendation, in truth, is to get those children out of Hollywood and allow them to lead basic lives." ―Corey Feldman

A deeply own and revealing Hollywood-survival story.

Lovable baby celebrity by means of age ten, foreign teenager idol through fifteen, and to today a perennial pop-culture staple, Corey Feldman has not just spent the whole thing of his existence within the highlight, he is develop into simply as well-known for his off-screen exploits as for his roles in such vintage motion pictures as Gremlins, The Goonies, and Stand via 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 common costar Corey Haim loved immeasurable good fortune as one 1/2 the wildly well known duo "The Coreys," spawning seven movies, a 1-900 quantity, and "Coreymania" within the method. What baby of the eighties did not have a Corey Feldman poster placing 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 was once like backstage: His is a prior that integrated actual, drug, and sexual abuse, a dysfunctional family members 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 pinnacle 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 appearing, 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 in regards to the darkish part of reputation, 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 incredible account of survival and redemption.

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Lone soldier: In my Edgar Frog dress back for misplaced Boys: The Thirst, South Africa, 2009. Corey and his mom Judy have been nearer than ever in his ultimate days. Me, child Zen, nephews Ashton and Dorion, and sister Mindy at a Goldstein relatives dinner. Soul survivors: Cousin Michael and early life pal Ian, displaying off child Zen. Richard Donner and that i, celebrating on my travel bus on the Goonies twenty fifth anniversary live performance, June 2010. My proudest fulfillment: a contented and fit Zen. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Almighty God: i'm forever thankful that i've been blessed with this existence and the chance to maintain residing it. i'm thankful for the various presents i've been given, in addition to the chance to have my voice heard. at any time when I listen your name to safeguard the rights of animals, the surroundings, or the innocence of your kids, I pray to serve thy will. i'm your humble servant, and pray that this ebook serves your will, too. Zen: My attractive, remarkable, awesome, good-looking, candy, and loving son, i like you loads. thanks for figuring out while i used to be locked away at evening, chained to my computing device, ate up with telling this tale. I owe you many of playtime! thanks for bringing a tremendous smile to my face each day. you're my driver and the explanation i am getting away from bed each morning. every thing I do during this international is for you. Zen, you're my every thing. My lovers: i admire you all quite a bit. thanks for by no means letting cross, for believing in me, for sharing my goals, and for being the explanation I remain during this roller-coaster enterprise. i'm hoping that my paintings lives as much as your expectancies. I do, really, love you extra. My mom, Sheila Feldman: thanks for bringing me into this loopy international and for educating me the main invaluable classes you possibly can research: endurance and tolerance. thanks, too, for instilling in me a love of animals—you confirmed me at an early age that animals should be handled with love (sometimes much more than humans). My father, Bob Feldman: thanks for instilling in me a love of song, and for permitting me to spend time in all these practice session rooms, soaking it up. You helped me discover ways to pay attention the adaptation among a very good observe and a foul one. I certainly discovered the right way to be a rock superstar from you. My sister, Mindy: thanks for placing up with me via these unruly instances, and for your entire love and help. i admire you a great deal. i do know that you've continually been there for me, and that i will regularly be there for you, it doesn't matter what. I appreciate you as a mom, and for containing our relations jointly, even within the darkest hours. i'm proud to name you my sister. My brother, Devin: thanks for continuously being the calm in an ideal typhoon. i like your honesty and commitment to status up for what you think. you have got consistently had a superb predicament for others, and that i understand you'll make an excellent father in the future. i admire you. Uncle Merv: thanks for regularly being there for me as a child. even if I by no means obtained to reside with you, you supplied a house to my siblings and feature acted as a surrogate father. For that, i'm perpetually thankful.

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