James Brown is the author of several novels and the acclaimed memoir The Los Angeles Diaries, which gained a cult following for Brown’s powerful and unsparing portrayal of his turbulent childhood and spiraling drug addiction. THIS RIVER tracks Brown’s slippery road to redemption – his once delicate relationship with sobriety, his agonizing relapses, and his whole-hearted attempts to become a better father. Unflinching in its exploration of life’s darkest realities, THIS RIVER ultimately tells an inspirational story about forgiveness, hope, and family. A story about what it means to A story about life itself and what it means to come to terms with the best and worst in oneself and others.
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