Category: Drugs

  • Download E-books Clearly Now, the Rain: A Memoir of Love and Other Trips PDF

    By Eli Hastings

    A suspenseful, darkly humorous, devastating trip, this nuanced memoir brings to lifestyles the stricken, decade-long dating among Eli Hastings and his good friend Serala. At relations occasions, Serala wore saris and ate delicately from plates of curry. yet in other places, she wore a lip ring, clothier colours, and a cowboy hat; would continually drink frat boys below the desk; could sleep lower than 5 hours every week; and may position herself in risky events for one more bag of heroin. Serala's advanced personality and likely haphazard offerings are made actual, from ill-advised quests for narcotics in Mexican border cities to unplanned 50-hour street journeys from L.A. to ny urban. even if her darkish and disturbing trip concluded tragically at age 27, Eli Hastings writes with hopeful solution approximately his particular friendship.
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  • Download E-books International Drug Control: Consensus Fractured PDF

    By David R. Bewley-Taylor

    There is still mammoth contract one of the overseas group on many facets of the modern UN drug keep watch over regime. even if, diverging perspectives at the non-medical and non-scientific use of quite a number managed ingredients make drug coverage an more and more contested and transitionary box of firm cooperation. utilizing a fine-grained and interdisciplinary technique, this publication offers the 1st built-in research of the assets, manifestations and occasionally paradoxical implications of this divergence. the writer develops an unique explanatory framework during which to appreciate larger the dynamic and stressful intersection among coverage shifts at various degrees of governance and the regime's middle prohibitive norm. Highlighting the centrality of the damage relief method and tolerant hashish rules to an ongoing technique of regime transformation, this e-book examines the efforts of these actors trying to safeguard the prevailing overseas keep an eye on framework and explores rationales and situations that could bring about the foreign group relocating past it.
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  • Download E-books Requiem for a Dream: A Novel PDF

    By Hubert Selby Jr.

    Over two decades after its first ebook in 1978, Requiem for a Dream makes it to the massive display in an important movie starring Ellen Burstyn, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, Jared Leto, and Christopher McDonald. Directed via Darren Aronofsky, the hugely acclaimed director of Pi, the motion picture was once published in November 2000. during this searing novel, younger hoods, Harry and Tyrone, and a female friend fantasize approximately scoring a pound of uncut heroin and getting wealthy. yet their behavior will get the higher of them, consumes them and destroys their desires. "Selby's position is within the entrance rank of yank novelists. His paintings has the ability, the intimacy with affliction and morality, the honesty and ethical urgency of Dostoevsky's....To comprehend Selby's paintings is to appreciate the affliction of America." -- the recent York occasions ebook Review
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  • Download E-books The Divine Spark: A Graham Hancock Reader: Psychedelics, Consciousness, and the Birth of Civilization PDF

    Psychedelics: Medicinal? very important in interspecies verbal exchange or communion with the sacred? Are you achieving enlightenment or harmful your brain?

    In this anthology, edited through bestselling writer Graham Hancock, 22 writers speak about psychedelics and their myriad connections to recognition. trip to South the United States, the yank Southwest, outer area, internal area, and again in time to revisit Pahnke's the nice Friday test, and discover the results of ayahuasca and LSD.

    Illuminating the subject like by no means prior to: Mike Alivernia ▪ Russell model ▪ David Jay Brown ▪ Paul Devereux ▪ Rick Doblin ▪ Ede Frecska ▪ Alex gray ▪ Nassim Haramein ▪ Martina Hoffmann ▪ Don Lattin ▪ Luis Eduardo Luna ▪ Dennis McKenna ▪ Thad McKraken ▪ Rak Razam ▪ Gabriel Roberts ▪ Thomas B. Roberts ▪ Gregory Sams ▪ Robert Schoch ▪ Mark Seelig ▪ Rick Strassman ▪ Robert Tindall

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  • Download E-books Thin Wire: A Mother's Journey Through Her Daughter's Heroin Addiction PDF

    By Christine Lewry

    Skinny twine: A Mother's trip via her Daughter's Heroin dependancy is a good and intimate account of heroin dependancy advised through either mom and daughter. Amber is brought to medications and turns into addicted with out her mother's wisdom. She meets a broker who feeds her behavior. when dwelling jointly, they're raided through the police. Bailed to her mother's handle with a GBP200-a-day habit, Amber does not imagine her family members will settle for her again once they notice the reality. while she's charged by means of the police with dealing classification a medication and accepting stolen items, she fears she'll visit criminal. attempting to feed her behavior on my own, Amber meets a fellow addict who bargains to introduce her to prostitution. the chance terrifies her, yet will her mom aid her? An unflinching tale that appears at drug habit from varied facets, skinny cord will entice a various diversity of readers, particularly enthusiasts of autobiographies and memoirs, and is remiscent of Melvin Burgess' Junk. The book's concluding part bargains units of private directions; one for addicts, the opposite for folks or companions of addicts, whereas the in-depth, harrowing genuine existence tale vividly illustrates the problems of overcoming dependancy. In a society the place 50% of kids test with medications, Amber is each mother's baby. She might be yours.
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  • Download E-books The Man with the Golden Arm PDF

    By Nelson Algren

    A singular of infrequent genius, the fellow with the Golden Arm describes the dissolution of a card-dealing WWII veteran named Frankie laptop, stuck within the act of slowly slicing his personal middle into wafer-thin slices. For Frankie, a homicide dedicated could be the least of his problems.
    The literary critic Malcolm Cowley known as the fellow with the Golden Arm "Algren's protection of the individual," whereas Carl Sandburg wrote of its "strange hour of darkness dignity." A literary travel de strength, here's a novel not like the other, one during which drug habit, poverty, and human failure by some means recommend a protection of human dignity and a cause of wish.
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  • Download E-books Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy PDF

    By Theodore Dalrymple

    Theodore Dalrymple believes that just about every little thing humans learn about opiate dependancy is inaccurate. such a lot incorrect of all is the thought that addicts are in contact with profound mysteries of which non-addicts are ignorant. Dalrymple exhibits that medical professionals, psychologists and social employees, them all uncritically accepting addicts' descriptions of dependancy, have hired literary myths (drugs are inventive and severe) in developing an equivalent and contrary fable of quasi-treatment. utilizing proof from literature and pharmacology and drawing on examples from his personal medical event, Dalrymple indicates that dependancy isn't a ailment, yet a reaction to private and existential difficulties. He argues that withdrawal from opiates isn't the critical scientific , yet a comparatively trivial adventure and says that criminal activity factors dependancy way more frequently than dependancy explanations criminality.
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