Reissued as a Vintage Children's Classic to mark its status as a YA classic for the first timeOver 4 million copies sold worldwideA haunting, highly personal and compelling account of a young girl's descent into the world of drugs and her battle to free herself
Have you ever kept a diary? This is the diary of a young girl growing up in sixties America – an honest account of teenage life. But as well as discovering new friends, dating and going to parties, the author of this diary discovers something else: drugs. It is the era of free love and experimentation with mind-bending substances. And one thing leads to another.
This book was first published several decades ago as the shocking real diary of a young woman. Whether it is fact or fiction is up to you to decide.
BACKSTORY: Read the fascinating story of this mysterious book’s first publication
A book that all teenagers and parents of teenagers should really readAn extraordinary work- a document of horrifying realityIt shows the awful pressures which plague even the 15-year-old who needs all her energies to cope with growing; the isolation of one who wanders off the track and, alone, finds it impossible to fight her way back