Corey Feldman's book cover
05/15/2013 at 05:00 PM EDT
From drug abuse to rehab to hanging out with Michael Jackson at Neverland, Corey Feldman has seen it all. But he's never told the entire story – until now.
Feldman, 41, whose memoir, Coreyography
, comes out this October, exudes that trouble and darkness on his face in the book's cover photo, seen here first on PEOPLE.
"After a lifetime of rumors and misconceptions," Feldman says, "I can finally set the record straight and tell my story the way it as meant to be told."
Emancipated at age 15 from a family Feldman calls dysfunctional, he dated Drew Barrymore
and became best friends with his Lost Boys
costar Corey Haim, known as "the other Corey."
The book will take a close look at their deep and troubled friendship, detailing Haim's lifelong struggle with various addictions leading up to his death