Life at 15 isn’t easy for a girl if she’s shy and hates the way she looks. Each day is heaven or hell, depending on who talks to her, or who doesn’t. So when she’s finally accepted by a group, she doesn’t refuse their party games, even if it means taking LSD. Soon she’s taking little pills to wake up and others to go to sleep, and the days begin to blur. Leaving the secure, middle-class circle of her family, she travels into a nightmare realm of hustlers and dealers. Homeless, driven by drug highs and lows, she sometimes tries to regain control over her life. But it’s much easier to just get high again. Based on a 15-year-old’s diary, Go Ask Alice is the intimate account of one girl’s fatal journey into the world of drug addiction. Poignant and unflinchingly honest, her story is a tragedy that is repeated in towns and cities across the country. With over a million copies in print, this book has become a classic.
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I read this book & didn't wanna stop , its so real and heart touching .
This book is amazing . I've never done drugs myself but I have been depressed before . And it seems like I can relate to this book soo well .
Read with book while in rehab as a juvi, after facing a hard drug addiction for over 10 years, this book is one of the most amazing books you will ever read, also it amazes me that this is a true story