Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 8:00 PM
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta on Zoom
From the scion of Hollywood royalty--son of Michael Douglas, grandson of Kirk Douglas--a moving, often shocking, ultimately inspiring memoir detailing his struggle to regain his dignity, humanity, and place in society after many years of drug abuse and almost eight years in prison.
Cameron Douglas will join our partner, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, for a Zoom Live event to discuss his memoir, “Long Way Home,” on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 8 PM (EST). The author will appear in conversation with local media personality Mara Davis.
This program is presented in partnership with the National JCC Literary Consortium.
Tickets options are as follows:
-Admit one for $11 (does not include a copy of the book); or
-Admit one for $24 (includes a copy of “Long Way Home." Price covers shipping.)
All books will be shipped after the event. Please note that USPS is experiencing delays due to the pandemic. Mailed packages may arrive several days later than usual.
About the Book
Cameron Douglas was born into wealth, privilege, and comfort. His parents are glamorous jet-setters, his father a superstar, his mother a beautiful socialite, his grandfather a legend. On the surface, his life seems golden. But by the age of thirty, he has taken a hellish dive: he's become a drug addict, a thief, and--after a DEA drug bust--a convicted drug dealer sentenced to five years in prison, with another five years added to his sentence while incarcerated. Eventually he will spend two years in solitary, where he manages, nonetheless, to hold fast to the brutal ethos of prison survival... until he begins to reverse his savage transformation, to understand the psychological turmoil that has tormented him for years, and to prepare for what will be a profoundly challenging, but eventually deeply satisfying and successful, reentry into society at large.
Sparing no one in his sphere--least of all himself--Cameron Douglas gives us a raw and unstintingly honest recounting of his harrowing, remarkable, and, in the end, inspiring life story.
About the Author
Cameron Douglas is an actor. He lives in Los Angeles.