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Drugstore Cowboy by James Fogle
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Drugstore Cowboy (edition 1990)

by James Fogle

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Title:Drugstore Cowboy
Authors:James Fogle
Info:Dell (1990), Paperback, 224 pages
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A dated but moving portrait of the life of a junkie in the 50's 60's and 70's. Despite the pontificating of the lead character (which is understandable in light of his being modeled on the author) he is, in the end, worthy of sympathy if not pity. ( )
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This rich and compelling story of four traveling junkies who lives revolve around looting drugstores was made into the movie voted best film of 1989 by the National Society of Film critics and is published here for the first time.

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This rich and compelling story of four traveling junkies who lives revolve around looting drugstores was made into the movie voted best film of 1989 by the National Society of Film critics and is published here for the first time. Fogle's story of four marauding drug addicts who travel through the Pacific Northwest looting narcotics from drugstore pharmacies was the basis for the movie of the same name. Led by a husband and wife team, they are successful in avoiding capture until their luck begins to run out, and the husband finally realizes he must give up drugs and his wife to survive.… (more)

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