Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing : a memoir / Matthew Perry ; [forward by Lisa Kudrow]
- 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.
- Copyright: 2022
|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.
"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.
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