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Ly 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 gotten 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 ltimate trifecta and would have been my really really AWESOME DREAM COME TRUE IN CONTRAST dream come true In contrast the time I SAW DAVID BOWIE LIVE AND saw David Bowie live and 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 grow The Vampires Bedside Companion up and be like her I thought it sounded very self destructive verygly very much a true and dirty therefore genuine therefore romantic sort of existence for someone as The Highgate Vampire unnecessary to the world as I I tried I failed I lived At least 20 punk rock kids I ran around and grewp with as a teenager tried too They succeeded They died We Children from train station Zoo were children hooked on heroine in West Berlin during the 70s They Full Disclosure 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 tells imitating Mr Mackey from South Park Don t Light Structures - Structures of Light 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 ofs 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 hers but all around yes But that realization came With Growing Up Having Never growing Bitter Blood (The Morganville Vampires, up Having never a book about any type of addiction before I have to say this book was pretty hard to read but in 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 is influenced by drugs so early in life is heart wrenching and at several moments very frustrating Despite the time gap it is set in 1970 s Berlin Christiane F is very descriptive of all the things 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 sps and downs I nderstood her need to feel accepted in school to be part of a group bu. 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. ,


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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 se in West Berlin in 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 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 that addiction doesn t make 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 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 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 growing Golden Turnabout 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 h I read this book in the original Norwegian 1982 release recommended and lent me by an acuaintance It is falling apart The fragrance of the disintegrating glue had the aroma that book lovers get high on This book is about other harmful highs I had no idea that it was such a thingntil I looked it p on goodreads Although the events described here are 40 years old this book is still available in printHaving now read it I nderstand why It s a rather niue account of the young German drug addict Christiane How she got into drugs by hanging with the wrong crowd that Just Happened To Be happened to be friends How she went from maruijana to LSD to heroin How she became a child prostitute to fund her habit How she tried to get herself out of the addiction to no avail Christiane s friends are in the same positionIn the middle of the book is a letter found on one
christiane s overdosed 
s overdosed 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 sers The main premise was voluntary admission None of the set p was directed at drug abusers that were still children The despair of Christiane s mother is shown through her own words intermittent. This book is a modern classic finally available in English again in a new translation for a new generation 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. Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof ZooT I could not and still can t nderstand her fascination with local drug addicts The lure and awe she describes having when she sees in the older kids at school is nderstandable 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 go 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 and blunt and she doesn t hide anything from readers which at times is difficult The translation makes it a LITTLE HARD TO GET THROUGH AT TIMES BUT YOU hard to get through at times but you see who she is nonetheless Her battle with heroine addiction is exhausting taking the reader on a roller coaster of ps and downs relapses and getting into the mind of someone who really does need constant help to avoid addiction but can t 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 good book to read It gives you the ability to see and Touch Blue 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 openp a honest dialogue and finding a resolution I m glad I read this book it helped open my eyes to another world and I think I m better for it The most impressive book I ve my eyes to another world and I think I m better for it The most impressive book I ve 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 girl that ends p due to circumstances in 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 it when I lose control of m Harsh compelling brutally honest The true story of a young girl addicted to heroin in the 70 s Love books that grant me a glimpse into a completely different world Read this The last time I read this book I was probably 15 years old and very much impressed 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 it In my opinion everyone should read it at least once 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 guess 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 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. ,

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