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andlt;iandgt;andlt;bandgt;January 24th andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; After you've had it, there isn't even life without drugs....andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence, her youth — and ultimately her life. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;iandgt;andlt;bandgt;Read her diary. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Enter her world. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; You will never forget her.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;/iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; For thirty-five years, the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teenage girl's harrowing decent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teen readers. As powerful — and as timely — today as ever, Go Ask Alice remains the definitive book on the horrors of addiction.

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January 24th

After you've had it, there isn't even life without drugs....

It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence, her youth — and ultimately her life.

Read her diary.

Enter her world.

You will never forget her.

For thirty-five years, the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teenage girl's harrowing decent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teen readers. As powerful — and as timely — today as ever, Go Ask Alice remains the definitive book on the horrors of addiction.

Synopsis:

In the 35 years since its original publication, this acclaimed, bestselling diary-format account of a teenage girl's harrowing descent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teens readers. This special anniversary edition includes a readers' group guide. Original.

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reneeteeuwen, October 18, 2013 (view all comments by reneeteeuwen)
it was an amazing book, i loved how it brought me to tears. its something i could recommend to anyone
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dancegurl228, March 20, 2013 (view all comments by dancegurl228)
Go Ask Alice is a wonderfully written diary. It literally changed my life and how I think about drugs. I used to think that teen deaths from overdoses were very rare, now though, sadly, after reading Go Ask Alice, I realized that they are common, very common, they happen everyday. I definitely recommend this fabulously written book to anyone who is looking for a short poetic read that will change your life.
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kristy102_4ever, October 24, 2012 (view all comments by kristy102_4ever)
To Hell And Back!

Reading Go Ask Alice was a very shocking experience. It was surprising that someone so young could go through so much in their life and keep a diary of it. The story really begins with a normal girl that just wanted to write and express her feelings, but instead her story became a life-changing book for millions of young women. The readers never know her name��"the diary was supposed to be private, but her parents published it anonymously.

It seems like she was just an ordinary girl going through changes, heartbreaks and every other thing that a teenager would go through. Then her story takes an unexpected twist when she starts hanging out with the wrong crowd and began experimenting with drugs. She would always say she would stop, but it only got worse and worse until she ended up homeless and aimlessly wandering the streets. However, somehow she would always ends up right back home.

When she started to get healthy again that’s when all her so called friends started to make her life hell everyday. They even drugged her and she got send to a mental institution eventually she got better she started living life to the fullest! Sadly tragedy struck and life for her family would never be he same.

This book is an eye opener about a young women who went through so much. Part of the tragedy was that she felt that she didn’t have support from anyone. Finally, she broke down��"or DRUGS broke her spirit. Sadly, there is a value in reading this story. Maybe someone out there who would read this book might be going through the same thing. It might change that person's life, you never know! Honestly everyone should get a chance to read this book whatever lifestyle they have. It teaches you that you're not the only one that goes through problems in life there are way more tragic things people go through. It teaches you a very good moral lesson; drugs do not help ease your suffering, it makes it worse!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781416914631
Author:
Anonymous
Publisher:
Simon Pulse
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Situations - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Drug abuse
Subject:
Diaries
Subject:
Situations / Drugs, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - Drugs, Alcohol, & Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Drugs, Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
drugs; drug addiction; addiction; LSD; alcoholism; depression; suicide
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B102
Publication Date:
December 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f/c cvr
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 5.635 oz
Age Level:
12-12

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Product details 224 pages Simon Pulse - English 9781416914631 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , January 24th

After you've had it, there isn't even life without drugs....

It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her comfortable home and loving family to the mean streets of an unforgiving city. It was a journey that would rob her of her innocence, her youth — and ultimately her life.

Read her diary.

Enter her world.

You will never forget her.

For thirty-five years, the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teenage girl's harrowing decent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teen readers. As powerful — and as timely — today as ever, Go Ask Alice remains the definitive book on the horrors of addiction.

"Synopsis" by , In the 35 years since its original publication, this acclaimed, bestselling diary-format account of a teenage girl's harrowing descent into the nightmarish world of drugs has left an indelible mark on generations of teens readers. This special anniversary edition includes a readers' group guide. Original.
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