How to stop time heroin from A to Z by Ann Marlowe

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Published by Basic Books in New York .

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  • Heroin abuse

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Marlowe weaves personal history with aphorisms and analysis to explore her own and society"s obsession with heroin. She delves beneath the surface of addiction and the familiar cliches, offering many insights into the nature of nostalgia, and the craving for predictable experience on the one hand and the excitement of danger on the other. The tale is told through snapshots of her life and relationships. The author is a writer and critic who has written on music, books, and culture for the Village Voice, LA Weekly, Artforum, and Bookforum. Lacks a subject index.Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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Book details

Other titlesHeroin from A to Z
StatementAnn Marlowe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV5822.H4 M326 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24961368M
ISBN 100465031501
ISBN 109780465031504
LC Control Number99040908
OCLC/WorldCa41977282

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