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Go Ask Alice (original 1971; edition 2005)

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Title:Go Ask Alice
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Info:Simon Pulse (2005), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 224 pages
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Go Ask Alice by Beatrice Sparks (1971)

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This book was so scary but so amazing. The experiences of one girl just shocked me. The ending was very good in my opinion. The epilogue ruined the whole book for me. ( )
  babydogfish | Jan 29, 2016 |
A sad story about a young girl's struggle with drug addiction. Although slightly outdated, "Go Ask Alice" is still a powerful read for young people, alerting them to the dangers of drug experimentation and showing them how quickly a life can spiral out of control. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
A sad story about a young girl's struggle with drug addiction. Although slightly outdated, "Go Ask Alice" is still a powerful read for young people, alerting them to the dangers of drug experimentation and showing them how quickly a life can spiral out of control. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
A sad story about a young girl's struggle with drug addiction. Although slightly outdated, "Go Ask Alice" is still a powerful read for young people, alerting them to the dangers of drug experimentation and showing them how quickly a life can spiral out of control. ( )
  HeatherLINC | Jan 23, 2016 |
Second time reading ( )
  mgriel | Jan 18, 2016 |
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Sparks, Beatriceprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sparks, Beatricemain authorall editionsconfirmed
Beluffi, MaxAfterwordsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Campert, RemcoTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Corsi, C.Translatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Yesterday I remember thinking I was the happiest person in the whole earth, in the whole galaxy, in all of God's creation.
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This book pretends to be the diary of an anonymous teen in the sixties who becomes addicted to drugs. Actually it's a forgery, the work of Mormon psychologist Beatrice Sparks (and possibly others).
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The torture and hell of adolescence has rarely been captured as clearly as it is in this classic diary by an anonymous, addicted teen. Lonely, awkward, and under extreme pressure from her "perfect" parents, "Anonymous" swings madly between optimism and despair. When one of her new friends spikes her drink with LSD, this diarist begins a frightening journey into darkness. The drugs take the edge off her loneliness and self-hate, but they also turn her life into a nightmare of exalting highs and excruciating lows. Although there is still some question as to whether this diary is real or fictional, there is no question that it has made a profound impact on millions of readers during the more than 25 years it has been in print. Despite a few dated references to hippies and some expired slang, Go Ask Alice still offers a jolting chronicle of a teenager's life spinning out of control.

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A fifteen-year-old drug user chronicles her daily struggle to escape the pull of the drug world.

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