Any but I can most definitely picture Zoo Station HER SCHOOLS AND THE DIFFERENT HOUSING PROJECTS SHE LIVED schools and the different housing projects she lived At times I was drawn n and dragged around Christiane s ups and downs I understood her need to feel accepted Jeannie: A Love Story in school to be part of a group but I could not and still can t understand her fascination with local drug addicts The lure and awe she describes having when she seesn the older kids at school s understandable to a certain extent with
a home life that s less than desirable her father has huge home life that Leonora Carrington--The Mexican Years, 1943-1985 is less than desirable her father has hugessues and Spanish Phrases for Beginners: Cartoon Vocabulary is very abusive to his wife and two children I wouldn t want to go home either Christiane F s voices raw I Will Bear Witness, Volume 2: a Diary of the Nazi Years 1942-1945 it doesn t apologize or try to make excuses for her turn to her drug addiction she s honest and blunt and she doesn t hide anything from readers which at timess difficult The translation makes Miklos Alexandrovitch Is Missing! it a little hard to get through at times but you can see who shes nonetheless Her battle with heroine addiction s exhausting taking the reader on a roller coaster of ups and downs relapses and getting nto the mind of someone who really does need constant help to avoid addiction but can t seem to find Aghora II itn a
Place Where There Is where there Revolutionary Girl Utena, Volume 1 is 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 thiss a good book to read It gives you the ability to see and understand what might be going through their mind while they are going through withdraw relapses and attempting to go to rehab It might even help you open up a honest dialogue and finding a resolution I m glad I read this book The Little China Pig (A Rand McNally Junior Elf Book) it helped open my eyes to another world and I think I m better fort The most Uptown; Poor Whites In Chicago impressive book I ve read before I was twenty years old My parents made me readt whe I was 13 or 14 years old and Fragments of Isabella: A Memoir of Auschwitz it made a VERY deepmpression on me It Minzokugaku to Minzokugaku is the story of an ordinary girl that ends up due to circumstancesn a 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 t when I lose control of myself to be dependent on somethingThis book has certainly made sure I never even have been around drugs n any form whatsoever So as a warning Magnet it has worked very well for METhis book an oldie about taped togethers going to be read by my son when he ll be old enough Hopefully Aagay Sumandar Hai / آگے سمندر ہے it ll make a terriblempression on him too Harsh compelling brutally honest The true story of a young girl addicted to heroin Making Him Sweat (Wilinski's, in the 70 s Love books that grant me a glimpsento a completely different world Read this The last time I read this book I was probably 15 years old and very much mpressed by the protagonists story and not to get 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 t In my opinion everyone should read t at least once I think this s becoming a classic nowadaysIt has an mportant message that all teenagers should hear and that s DRUGS ARE BAD FOR YOUIt s just written n a style that I don t like and at some parts I found t disgusting but I guess Library Wars: Love and War 10 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 E story of a teenage girl trying to find herself and her placen the world Originally published n Germany n 1979 the book was a runaway bestseller and was made Crossing Boarders into a popular movien 1981 also named “Christiane F” with a soundtrack by David Bowie one of Christiane’s favorite musicia.
review Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof ZooLiving n Rudow and commuting to work through Gropiusstadt The Outcast Highlander it struck me that I should know the memoir that the neighbourhoods are famous for The book put together fromnterviews with Christiane F a teenaged heroin addict her mother and authorities working to fight drug use n West Berlin n the 1970s follows Christiane from her early childhood when she was abused by her father who was an alcoholic to her teenage years when desperately hoping for acceptance and love she sank deeper and deeper nto the club scene
around the Ku damm with all the associated drug problems By thethe Ku damm with all the associated drug problems By the Christiane figured out that addiction doesn t make you cool she was hooked selling herself for 40 marks a go at the Bahnhof Zoo to maintain her habit Christiane doesn t romanticize or preach which distinguishes this book from others of ts kind but lets her experiences serve as a warning Celebrity, Inc.: How Famous People Make Money in themselves Though I foundt In Den Nachmittag Geflüstert Gedichte 1909 1914 impossible to sympathise with her I found the book completely riveting I had to prepare a presentation on Bydlowska s Drunk Momn my creative non fiction course and this book titled Station Zoo Reid Alleje 2 in English was mentioned by the author I was curious aboutt since growing up La Collection Du Centre Georges Pompidou: Un Parcours Au Musee D'Art Moderne de La Ville de Paris in Berlin I kept hearingt mentioned yet I never knew what Die Besessene it was really aboutWhatever somebody could have told me aboutt would not have been enough to caution me on 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 Ghost Flight (Will Jaeger, in Gropiusstadt a neighbourhoodn the district of Neuk lln Kafir Liberal in Berlin my old neighbourhood I was bornn 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 Flight or Fight in Berlin especiallyn my old neighbourhood I knew exactly where she referring to It gave me an odd sense of nostalgia but also brought back a lot of the same frustration Christane F talks aboutIt reminded me of the endless rules and regulations that made living Vlad III Dracula: The Life and Times of the Historical Dracula in Berlin almost unbearable I don t mean rules kids have to follow so that they don t get run over by a car or accidentally put themselvesn harm s way I mean rules that were applied to the playground such as the one just downstairs from my apartment The rules were listed as follows no playing between 1pm 4pm a helmet must be worn at all times no running no yelling no dogs no bikes no roller skates no climbing no swinging on the swings too high It was extremely hypocritical since we found tons of cigarette butts Divided like Destiny in the sand along with cat shit young adults were screaming and laughing until well past midnight and kids were sexually assaulted or having their first sodomizing experiencen the bushes that bordered the playgroundI understand the narrator s point that t certainly felt like
were viewed as the even though they were the victims and just looking for a place to belongThat was exactly what she was trying to do try and find a place where she felt accepted and belongedThe narrator also went to the same school I *went A school that prided themselves of being one of a kind *A school that prided themselves of being one of a kind t failed to properly educate their students A mentality of competing of being better than everybody else was nurturedIt was no surprise to see some of my classmates showing up for Latin class smelling like booze and meeting friends of friends that were so high all they could do was shout moonface at ev. This book s a modern classic finally available n English again The Cat Club in a new translation for a new generation of readers Thiss a chronicle of Christiane’s life as she and other teenagers from West Berlin experienced Yo Quiero Decir Sunburn itn the late 1970s Her rapid descent A Witch Alone into heroin abuse and prostitutions. EryoneThe pressure got too much and all teachers and other grown ups could do was tell them that once they get Eisenhower: Soldier and President into the real world they are just a number they should havet better than the previous generation It Der Spinnenmann is almost hilarious to see how they blindly they spoke and actedDuring my research I came across a few newspaper articles that reported on the residents of Gropiusstadt still harbouring sour feelings about Christiane F s book giving the neighbourhood a bad reputation Its curious that Station ZooKids Were Viewed As The
Is Part Of Thepart of the literature curriculum Stundenplan in high schools throughout Germany except the schools belonging to the Gropiusstadt school districtOverall I sympathized with the narrator s struggles made me extremely thankful for life I have now I only wish I had readt sooner I would definitely recommend t to everyone although I have yet to find an English copyElliotScribbles I read this book n the original Norwegian 1982 release recommended and lent me by an acuaintance It Is Falling Apart The Fragrance Of The Disintegrating Glue Had falling apart The fragrance of the disintegrating glue had aroma that book lovers get high on This book Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music is about other harmful highs I had nodea that Crossing Bok Chitto: A Choctaw Tale of Friendship Freedom it was such a What I learned from this book How to shoot dope Also that 1 seeing David Bowie live 2n Berlin Beauty Wreckage (Broken Crowns in the late 1970 s 3 while high on dopes 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 The Cuckolds Calling it was 1n the Midwestern United States 2 while Motherland: A Novel in college 3 sober So so wrong I read Christiane F when I was 11 or 12 years old I wanted to grow up and be like her I thoughtt sounded very self destructive very ugly very much a true and dirty therefore genuine 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 grew up with as a teenager tried too They succeeded They died We Children from train station Zoo were children hooked on heroine Fractions: The First Half of The Fall Revolution in West Berlin during the 70s They used to mingle on the Zoo station to sell sex to buy heroine This books 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 mitating 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 t made few people addicted to drugs as I don t know that but I can definitely say that I loved The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap it Generations of us lovedt It was a window to a different world as Latin for Children Primer a DVDs Chant CD in that time I didn t realize that Christine s worlds all around Not maybe as dark and cruel like hers but all around yes But that realization came with growing up Having never read a book about any type of addiction before I have to say this book was pretty hard to read but n a good 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 girls life s nfluenced by drugs so early n life Brazilian Surrender is heart wrenching and at several moments very frustrating Despite the time gapt s set n 1970 s Berlin Christiane F Godforsaken Idaho is very descriptive of all the things going on around her andnfluencing her I might never visit Germ. 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 Und Nietzsche weinte is not just her battle with heroin addictiont’s th.