Angel Dust Blues



❮KINDLE❯ ❆ Angel Dust Blues Author Todd Strasser – E17streets4all.co.uk Feeling increasingly alienated from his successful and affluent parents, a year old boy becomes involved in drug dealing Feeling increasingly alienated from his successful and affluent parents, ayear old boy becomes involved in drug dealing.Angel Dust Blues

Todd Strasser is an American author ofthan novels for adults, young adults, and middle gradersHis most recent novel is Summer of Booklist review Drugs, sex, and rock n roll, those hallmarks of the summer of , are all here, but there s so muchIn this loosely autobiographical novel, Strasser introduces year old Lucas, who is bright and sensitive but also a screw up The picture painted of the Woodstock music festival shows the dark side Angel Dust Kindle - of peace and love, and the prevalence of drugs is on almost every page The best part of the book, however, is the one that transcends eras Lucas introspection as he contemplates his place in the world Kirkus review Strasser perfectly captures the golden haze of youth and life on the cusp of adulthood Readers fascinated with this time period will find much to enjoy Vietnam, Woodstock, road trips, and acid trips a sweetly bittersweet, surprising, even melancholy bildungsroman set against a world in flux Groovy, man His most recent young adult novel is Price of Duty New York Public Library Best Book for Teens Compact and suspenseful, the novel raises important questions about war Kirkus This thought provoking book is both welcome and imperative Booklist starred review Rather than attempting to sway the reader, it offers awareness VOYA Tightly wound and compelling appropriate for an older middle school and high school audience VERDICT Highly recommended School Library Journal Bio Todd was born in New York City When he was young his parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York Long Island Todd went to the IU Willets Elementary school and then attended the Wheatley School for junior high and high school His best subjects were math and science He also liked to read, but he had trouble with spelling and grammar, and didn t do well in English His favorite sports were tennis, skiing and fishing Todd went to college at New York University for a few years, and then dropped out He lived on a commune, then lived in Europe where he was a street musician All the while, Todd wrote songs and poems and lots of letters to his friends back home Finally he decided to try being a writer He returned to the United States and went to Beloit College where he studied literature and writing After college, Todd worked at the Middletown Times Herald Record newspaper in Middletown, New York, and later at Compton Advertising in New York City In , Todd sold his first novel, Angel Dust Blues He used the money to start the Dr Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company For the next years, Todd soldfortune cookies than books Todd now divides his time between writing books and speaking at schools and conferences When he s at home, he likes to spend time with his children and dog, Cooper He still likes to play tennis and ski, but his favorite new sport is surfing.

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  • Hardcover
  • 203 pages
  • Angel Dust Blues
  • Todd Strasser
  • English
  • 19 November 2019
  • 0698204859

10 thoughts on “Angel Dust Blues

  1. says:

    1st Read May 9, 1988 May 23, 1988 rating A friend had persuaded me to read this book from our high school library in the late 80 s He and I were the Spicoli s of our generation in a small town, so I signed the book out of the library and read it I related a lot to the story for the most part, though I ve never tried PCP No intentions either I was seventeen when I read it and the same age as some of the character s in the story The most disappointing part of the story for me wa 1st Read May 9, 1988 May 23, 1988 rating A friend had persuaded me to read this book from our high school library in the late 80 s He and I were the Spicoli s of our generation in a small town, so I signed the book out of the library and read it I related a lot to the story for the most part, though I ve never tried PCP No intentions either I was seventeen when I read it and the same age as some of the character s in the story The most disappointing part of the story for me was the ending Why The last page is torn out of the book Never lost any sleep over it Probably rolled up a fat boy and passed it around with my friends Never did return that book back to the library Overdue fee s must be enormous FINAL READ January 22, 2017 rating This second time of readingAngel Dust Blues , I didn t really get much out of it I saw it for what it was teenage angst and rebellion, a brief look into romance and the troubles caused by getting into harder drugs and the friends who come and go in our lives I saw onthat a brand new copy of this book has an asking price of 999.11 That is quite outrageous if you ask me I did also look for this on google books just so I could read the final two pages of it, though, none were available

  2. says:

    This is a stunning, yet sympathetic look at teenage druge use, the temptations and road to remdemption Heart breaking and yet with a definite optimism as well If you can find it, it s worth the money and the read.

  3. says:

    I was actually assigned this book in junior high, NO LIE It was so terrible.

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