The Black Veil

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The Black Veil

By Rick Moody

Back Bay Books, Paperback, 9780316739016, 352pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2003


In this searing, brilliantly acclaimed memoir, one of the most admired writers of his generation reveals how a decade of alcohol, drugs, and other indulgences led him not to the palace of wisdom but to a psychiatric hospital in one of New York's less exalted boroughs.