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Two counterculture novels in a single volume.

shattering autobiographical novels supply a imaginative and prescient of alienated formative years at its so much uncooked and uncensored. "A compelling narrative that balances the methedrine horrors with the outcast’s romantic look for identity."―Rolling Stone.

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Fuck this sound, I may still pass into whatever good like coaxing titanic Jamaican tree frogs to screw in captivity. They won’t make it in cages, were you aware that? I don’t see why no longer, I do all of it the time. you notice, such a lot of of my pals imagine that realizing what you’re doing is a brilliant factor while truly, it’s understanding what you’re doing and with the ability to take care of it that turns the trick. Did you ever stroll out your door and feature no influence in your day from that time on, test as you could? guy, it makes me scream simply because we know precisely what we’re doing all the way down to the atom. we are living in what we’re doing, agreed? for those who don’t agree on that one, you’d top hold up the telephone reason you won’t make it. yet preventing? Or altering? No approach. gigantic selection Dept. : I’ll positioned it this manner. I acquired a few issues on my chest, you realize. I simply spent a month no longer speaking to anyone, being damned unfriendly, and residing on Clamato (that’s clam and tomato juice—great stuff, you oughta test it) and what occurred was once the opposite evening I simply threw up my arms besides a few Clamato and stated, “Fuck this tale line, lets all cross up day after today. ” Which takes a load off my brain simply because i will say roughly what I please, however it does create an issue. you spot, the cut-off date for this e-book is ready 4 days away. great deal you assert, yet it’s a trouble for me simply because I obtained tasks to the large men. They pay me my develop and that i greater come upon with my pound of options, correct? So there’s a couple of issues concerned, now not the least of which was once i began this quantity with a transparent goal. (Reader’s Digest: “Let’s commence treating junkies as though they could also be humans. ”) yet I’m damned if i will be a great boy and stick with the tale line. I suggest don’t fear approximately it, I’ll continue leaping again while it sort of feels like a great time for me, simply because if I don’t have my center in what I’m conversing approximately, you certain as shit won’t like my presentation. Tirade one: (and this can be quite lovely vital. I’d relish it if you’d take me heavily for only a minute. I don’t ask that fairly often. ) If madness potential an outlook so diverse from the typical clown’s in the street, then I’ve been a lunatic for so long as i will bear in mind. I refuse to enter purposes for such an opinion. a ways as i will see, there aren't any purposes. That previous bugaboo approximately reason and impression doesn’t exist simply because as soon as whatever obtains, the “reasons” for it have ceased to exist. And any scientists within the viewers can chortle uneasily and cross forward and bust their asses for the remainder of their lives. yet with a bit of luck, sometime a few nice joyous day of dancing and nakedness, “cause and impact” will cross down an identical drain with the angels and the pins and we’ll begin facing what’s taking place. Isn’t that sufficient, or do i must say that the complete query of “why? ” is a crock of shit. An ambiguity and a pissyassed try to justify heading off motion. Who cares? If i do know “why? ” will it make a distinction? perhaps. yet then i will be able to regularly fall again on, “Why did it make a distinction?

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