Go Ask Alice Book Summary and Study Guide

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A fairly normal girl, who is given the name "Alice", gets wrapped up in the world of drugs and revolves in a downward spiral. She is accidentally introduced to drugs when LSD is put in her drink at a party. She traveled away from home with a "friend" who also did drugs. They traveled from place to place, never staying in one place for too long. Alice tells of her life as a druggie, including her new sexual experiences and new drug trips. She eventually tries to get better, and goes to an institution, but does not succeed.
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The painful truth a female teenagers suffers after being slipped LSD, after unfruitful attempts at persuading herself that LSD is bad she falls deep into the repulsive underworld of illicit drugs and sex.
The review of this Book prepared by Kallie Grahm

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Plot & Themes

Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   committing crimes    -   boozing    -   first sexual experience Phys disability/mental struggle?    -   Yes Struggle with    -   drugs Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Century:    -   1960's-1970's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   concerned Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   male homosexuality    -   rape/molest    -   actual description of hetero sex If this is a kid's book:    -   Age 14-16 Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   little dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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