My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Disclaimer - I may be abit biased as Duff has been my not-so-secret rocker crush for 20 years.
Quite simply, if you're looking for a tell-all and airing of dirty Guns N Roses laundry, you need to look elsewhere. This is the tale of one mans journey that happened to include the greatest rock band of it's time. It's hard to read - I knew Duff was a drinker but had no idea just how deep into a pit he fell - but it felt really inspirational to me. This is a guy that was a member of this HUGE band, lived through it's implosion by drinking and doing cocaine, survived a burst pancreas and has come out the other side.
The book made me tear up twice - first when he recounts his reunion with Axl Rose after 13 years and again in the acknowledgments at the end to his daughters. This is a man that I've spent about 2/3's of my life following and it's wonderful to finally read HIS story, in his own words, knowing that he's in the best place he's ever been.
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