The most impressive book I ve read before I was twenty years old My parents made me read it whe I was 13 or 14 years old and it made a VERY deep impression on me It is the story of an ordinary irl that ends up due to circumstances in a The Million Dollar Goal (The Million Dollar Series, group of friends who smoke pot and are drinking After a while of sticking to these two she slips further and further down Especially the nearly clinical description of her life and the things that happen has always stayed with me Since then I ve always been afraid to try drugs I do not like it when I lose control of myself to be dependent on somethingThis book has certainly made sure I never even have been around drugs in any form whatsoever So as a warning it has worked very well for METhis book an oldie about taped together isoing to be read by my son when he ll be old enough Hopefully it ll make a terrible impression on him too Living in Rudow and commuting to work through Gropiusstadt it struck me that I should know the memoir that the neighbourhoods are famous for The book put together from interviews with Christiane F a teenaged heroin addict her mother and authorities working to fight
drug use in West Berlin in the 1970s follows Christiane from her early childhood when she was abused by her use in West Berlin in the 1970s follows Christiane from her early childhood when she was abused by her who was an alcoholic to her teenage years when desperately hoping for acceptance and love she sank deeper and deeper into the club scene around the Ku damm with all the associated drug problems By the time Christiane figured out that addiction doesn t make you cool she was hooked selling herself for 40 marks a The Selected Poems go at the Bahnhof Zoo to maintain her habit Christiane doesn t romanticize or preach which distinguishes this book from others of its kind but lets her experiences serve as a warning in themselves Though I found it impossible to sympathise with her I found the book completely riveting We Children from train station Zoo were children hooked on heroine in West Berlin during the 70s They used to mingle on the Zoo station to sell sex to buy heroine This book is based on a true story of 14 years old Christine F prostitute and a junkie As kids my friends and I were dealing this book like a drug It was shocking and spectacular as Christine didn t tell us imitating Mr Mackey from South Park Don t use drugs drugs are bad mmm kay but she really poured things like they were brutal real and scary It s not really right thing to say that this book maybe saved some lives or that it made few people addicted to drugs as I don t know that but I can definitely say that I loved it Generations of us loved it It was a window to a different world as in that time I didn t realize that Christine s world is all around Not maybe as dark and cruel like The last time I read this book I was probably 15 years old and very much impressed by the protagonists story and not toet me wrong I was shocked by her experiences Meanwhile 15 years older I just had to reread this classic from my youth and was still moved by it In my opinion everyone should read it at least once I read this book in the original Norwegian 1982 release recommended and le. This book is a modern classic finally available in English again in a new translation for a new eneration of readers This is a chronicle of Christiane’s life as she and other teenagers from West Berlin experienced it in the late 1970s Her rapid descent into heroin abuse and prostitution is. ,
Christiane F. ☆ 8 DownloadOn the journey I was about to embark uponThe book resonated with me on a very personal note because part of Christiane F s story took place in Gropiusstadt a neighbourhood in the district of Neuk lln in Berlin my old neighbourhood I was born in the hospital just 3 km from my old apartment house from my bedroom window I could see the roof of one hospital wingWhenever the narrator
Mentioned A Place In Berlin Especially In My Old Neighbourhooda place in Berlin especially in my old neighbourhood knew exactly where she referring Having never read a book about any type of addiction before I have to say this book was pretty hard to read but in a ood way At times Christiane F s story feels like a train wreck I didn t want to watch but I couldn t tear my eyes awayI should start off saying that the fact that this story this My Jihad: The True Story of An American Mujahid's Amazing Journey from Usama Bin Laden's Training Camps to Counterterrorism with the FBI and CIA girls life is influenced by drugs so early in life is heart wrenching and at several moments very frustrating Despite the timeap it is set in 1970 s Berlin Christiane F is very descriptive of all the things The Book of Leviathan going on around her and influencing her I might never visit Germany but I can most definitely picture Zoo Station her schools and the different housing projects she lived in At times I was drawn in and dragged around Christiane s ups and downs I understood her need to feel accepted in school to be part of aroup but I could not and still can t understand her fascination with local drug addicts The lure and awe she describes having when she sees in the older kids at school is understandable to a certain extent with a home life that is less than desirable her father has huge anger issues and is very abusive to his wife and two children I wouldn t want to o home either Christiane F s voice is raw it doesn t apologize or try to make excuses for her turn to
Her Drug Addiction She S Honest Anddrug addiction she s honest and and she doesn t hide anything from readers which at times is difficult The translation makes it a little hard to et through at times but you can see who she is nonetheless Her battle with heroine addiction is exhausting taking the reader on a roller coaster of ups and downs relapses and etting into the mind of someone who really does need constant help "To Avoid Addiction But Can "avoid addiction but can seem to find it in a place where there is no help for minors makes you feel desperate for her to find some sort of salvationIf you have a friend or family member who has a drug addiction problem this is a ood book to read It شرح جامع مثنوى معنوى gives you the ability to see and understand what might beoing through their mind while they are The New Song: For the Sunday School, Societies of Christian Endeavor, and Other Religious Exercises (Classic Reprint) going through withdraw relapses and attempting too to rehab It might even help you open up a honest dialogue and finding a resolution I m lad I read this book it helped open my eyes to another world and I think I m better for it I think this is becoming a classic nowadaysIt has an important message that all teenagers should hear and that is DRUGS ARE BAD FOR YOUIt s just written in a style that I don t like and at some parts I found it disgusting but I uess it couldn t been written any other wayAnyways there aren t many things that should be said about this book except that you SHOULD read it. E story of a teenage Arabian Challenge girl trying to find herself and her place in the world Originally published in Germany in 1979 the book was a runaway bestseller and was made into a popular movie in 1981 also named “Christiane F” with a soundtrack by David Bowie one of Christiane’s favorite musicia. Nt me by an acuaintance It is falling apart The fragrance of the disintegratinglue had the aroma that book lovers et high on This book is about other harmful highs I had no idea that it was such a thing until I looked it up on Although
the events described here are 40 old thisevents described here are 40 old this is still available in printHaving now read it I understand why It s a rather uniue account of the young German drug addict Christiane How she ot into drugs by hanging with the wrong crowd that just happened to be her friends How she went from maruijana to LSD to heroin How she became a child prostitute to fund her habit How she tried to et herself out of the addiction to no avail Christiane
S Friends Are In The Same PositionIn The Middle Offriends are in the same positionIn the middle of book is a letter found on one Christiane s overdosed junkie friends In it he writes that he killed himself because parphrasing all junkies cause their friends and families harm A junkie destroys not just himself but also other people That being a drug addict is the worst of fates So what drives young people into such a mess Let this be a warning to all those that stand before the choice shall I try just once Idiots just look at meThe treatment programs available at the end of 1970 s were based on adult users The main premise was voluntary admission None of the set up was directed at drug abusers that were still children The despair of Christiane s mother is shown through her own words intermittently through the book This is an eye opening book although it shows aspects of life that one would rather not see Just this morning I read a headline in the paper that the yearly death rate from illegal drugs in the United States is now higher than the number of people killed in traffic It does not seem that the problem has otten smaller What I learned from this book How to shoot dope Also that 1 seeing David Bowie live 2 in Berlin in the late 1970 s 3 while high on dope is the ultimate trifecta and would have been my really really awesome dream come true In contrast by the time I saw David Bowie live and than middle aged it was 1 in the Midwestern United States 2 while in college 3 sober So so wrong I read Christiane F when I was 11 or 12 years old I wanted to ILLERAMMA Kathalu grow up and be like her I thought it sounded very self destructive very ugly very much a true and dirty thereforeenuine therefore romantic sort of existence for someone as unnecessary to the world as I I tried I failed I lived At least 20 punk rock kids I ran around and American Literature Student Text grew up with as a teenager tried too They succeeded They died Harsh compelling brutally honest The true story of a youngirl addicted to heroin in the 70 s Love books that Cheyenne: A Sweet Historical Romance grant me alimpse into a completely different world Read this I had to prepare a presentation on Bydlowska s Drunk Mom in my creative non fiction course and this book titled Station Zoo in English was mentioned by the author I was curious about it since The Battle of Maldon and Other Old English Poems growing up in Berlin I kept hearing it mentioned yet I never knew what it was really aboutWhatever somebody could have told me about it would not have been enough to caution me. Shocking but the boredom the longing for acceptance the thrilling risks and even the musical obsessions that fill out the rest of Christiane’s existence will be familiar to every reader This enduring portrait of Christiane’s struggle is not just her battle with heroin addiction it’s th.