Book Review : Go Ask Alice

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This book tells a diary written form of a story, about an anonymous girl who lived under the influence of drugs in the 60:ties. The book begins from the first page of a newly bought diary, and follows through her experienses and emotions for a year, mostly of her drug abuse. The book is extremely realistic and seems like it realy is taken from a true diary. The "writer" of this book/diary is a 15-year old girl from a decent family background, who gets involved in the ´colourfull´life of drugs that will turn her life up side down and inside out. The main character is an anonymous girl who is the writer of the journal. She is a typical teen with typical worries, untill the day she gets drugs messed up in her ´not so typical anymore´life. You really have to read the book to get to know this girl and the way she feels. Mom & Dad are all in all good parents. They are extremely worried about their daughters well being and try to support her as best they can, Tim & Alex are the little sibligs to "the main character, I´m going to call her Alice". Tim is her little brother and Alex´s her little sister. Roger was her first crush. Beth Baum is a jewish girl, who became her first friend in the new town where they moved. Chris is a slightly older girl who is also involved in drugs. They became friends and she experiences much with her. Richie & Ted are two college students. They are the firs among to use "Alice" and Chris for selling drugs for them. Joel Reems is a freshman who "Alice" met in the library one day. She likes him and maybe even lives him. He is clean and shows clearly his adoration towards her. The gras gang is a bunch of kids who try to harass her to go back to "buisiness" when they hear she declared herself clean. Babbie is a 13-year old girl she met in the mental hospital. Babbie inspired her to want to help other drug addicts. The story of the book "Go Ask Alice" is about a...

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