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Acknowledgments

Thank you to William Richert, David Crane, Marta Kauffman, Kevin Bright, Megan Lynch, Cait Hoyt, Doug Chapin, Lisa Kasteler, Lisa Kudrow, Ally Shuster, Gabrielle Allen, and especially the brilliant Dr. Mark Morrow. And Jamie, sweet, magical Jamie, whom I will miss and think about until the day I die.

About the Author

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Contents
  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Notice
  3. Dedication
  4. Epigraphs
  5. Foreword
    by Lisa Kudrow
  6. Prologue
  7.   
    1.  The View
  8. INTERLUDE:
    New York
  9.   
    2.  Another Generation Shot to Hell
  10. INTERLUDE:
    Matman
  11.   
    3.  Baggage
  12. INTERLUDE:
    Dead
  13.   
    4.  Like I've Been There Before
  14. INTERLUDE:
    Zoom
  15.   
    5.  No Fourth Wall
  16. INTERLUDE:
    Holes
  17.   
    6.  Bruce Willis
  18. INTERLUDE:
    All Heaven Breaking Loose
  19.   
    7.  The Benefit of Friends
  20. INTERLUDE:
    Pockets
  21.   
    8.  Odyssey
  22. INTERLUDE:
    Trauma Camp
  23.   
    9.  Three's Not Company, Three Ruins Everything
  24. INTERLUDE:
    Violence in Hollywood
  25. 10.  The Big Terrible Thing
  26. INTERLUDE:
    The Smoking Section
  27. 11.  Batman
  28. Photos
  29. Acknowledgments
  30. About the Author
  31. Copyright

FRIENDS, LOVERS, AND THE BIG TERRIBLE THING.
Copyright © 2022 by Matthew Perry. Foreword © 2022 by Lisa Kudrow. All rights reserved. For information, address Flatiron Books, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.

All photographs provided courtesy of the author unless otherwise noted.

www.flatironbooks.com

Cover design by Keith Hayes

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Names: Perry, Matthew, 1969– author.

Title: Friends, lovers, and the big terrible thing: a memoir / Matthew Perry.

Description: First U.S. edition. | New York, NY: Flatiron Books, 2022.

Identifiers: LCCN 2022028340 | ISBN 9781250866448 (hardcover) | ISBN 9781250879547 (international, sold outside the U.S., subject to rights availability) | ISBN 9781250866462 (ebook)

Subjects: LCSH: Perry, Matthew, 1969– | Friends (Television program) | Actors—United States—Biography. | Addicts—United States—Biography. | Substance abuse—United States. | LCGFT: Autobiographies.

Classification: LCC PN2287.P3955 A3 2022 | DDC 791.4502/8092 [B]—dc23/ eng/20220805

LC record available at
https://lccn.loc.gov/2022028340

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First U.S. Edition: 2022

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