By Brandon Novak,Joseph Frantz
Forward by means of Tony Hawk
Skateboarder and Jackass big name Brandon Novak comes fresh approximately his loopy upward push to status, tailspin into dependancy, and different death-defying stunts at the highway to recovery...
At seven, Brandon used to be a skateboard prodigy. via the time he used to be fourteen, he used to be dwelling the dream. found via skate legends Bucky Lasek and Tony Hawk. traveling the U.S. with the elite Powell-Peralta crew. Signing autographs and showing in movies and magazines. Brandon had all of it. Then he obtained addicted to heroin.
Soon the up-and-coming megastar was once residing a down-and-out existence in a storage, begging for swap, and hustling to attain his subsequent repair. He stole from his friends and family. He driven the delusion that every thing used to be ok, that he was once going to rehab, getting support, and recuperating. however it was once all a lie.
This is the tale of an addict—a dreamseller who stopped believing the lies he was once promoting and commenced believing in himself. With assistance from his star blood brother Bam Margera of Jackass reputation, Brandon joined the solid of MTV’s Viva l. a. Bam and made a good succeed in for sobriety. the line used to be not easy, and he had a few falls. yet like several nice skateboarder, Brandon Novak used to be consistently made up our minds to wake up back . . .
“Entertaining, surprising, loopy, unimaginable.”—Bam Margera
With 24 pages of photos
Updated with a brand new Epilogue
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By Rickey Smiley
Stand-up comedian. unmarried dad. Radio character. television famous person. Prankster. manufacturer. neighborhood activist. guy of faith.
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Bloomberg: A Billionaire’s Ambition tells the tale of ways certainly one of America’s such a lot profitable marketers used to be elected mayor of recent York urban and what he did with the ability he received.
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