An adolescent plunges right into a downward spiral of dependancy during this vintage cautionary tale.
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It begun while she was once served a smooth drink laced with LSD in a deadly occasion online game. inside months, she was once hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her cozy domestic and loving kinfolk to the suggest streets of an unforgiving urban. It used to be a trip that will rob her of her innocence, her formative years -- and eventually her life.
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For thirty-five years, the acclaimed, bestselling first-person account of a teenage girl's harrowing respectable into the nightmarish international of substances has left an indelible mark on generations of adlescent readers. As strong -- and as well timed -- this present day as ever, move Ask Alice is still the definitive publication at the horrors of habit.
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You can hear them at night, right? So that’s another reason to get away from here. All these dead birds’ll attract animals—coyotes, raccoons, wolves, and …” Too late, she read Ellie’s stricken face and realized what she’d said. ” Tears splashed Ellie’s cheeks. ” Fists balling, Ellie kicked at the map, the toe of her boot catching a crease. The map made a sound like worn cloth torn in two. ” Alex dove for the map. “Stop! ” Ellie was stumbling back, slipping on dead birds and a slick of Jack’s blood.
Probably just room enough for some clothes, her toothbrush. Maybe a book, though, honestly, Ellie didn’t strike her as the bookish sort. With Ellie, they were talking Nintendo DS, and it would be a brick just like the kid’s iPod. A moment later, Alex saw that the dazzle had resolved to glare bouncing off rock. No Ellie. She sighed. What had happened? She’d turned the morning over in her mind a dozen times. She ought to be able to figure this out. God knows, she had the time. Physics wasn’t her thing, but she’d gotten an A in bio and she knew that the brain—most of the body, for that matter—effectively ran on electricity.
I’ll think of something inventive. ” “When I make it back,” she said, unsure if this was a promise she would keep. “To the car, I mean. ” “And what am I supposed to do? Hang a lantern from a tower? Twiddle my thumbs? ” “That you’re stubborn. ” Her aunt paused. “And that I’m not sure I blame you. ” Her aunt sighed. “Oh, Alex, do be careful, all right? ” “I’ll be okay. ” “It’s not your competence I question. Make a fire, live off the land, build a house out of twigs and chewing gum … so like your father.