Suburban Junky: From Honor Roll, To Heroin Addict [NOOK Book]

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Jude Hassan came from an upper-middle class household in suburban St. Louis. For most of his life, he was an all-around normal kid. He excelled in sports and academics, and cherished his time at home with his family. It wasn’t until he turned fifteen that things went seriously wrong. While attending his first high school party, he was introduced to pot and alcohol. Needless to say, he gave in to the pressure. A month after that, he discovered heroin. The drug had just made its way into the suburban party scene, ...
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Suburban Junky: From Honor Roll, To Heroin Addict

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Overview

Jude Hassan came from an upper-middle class household in suburban St. Louis. For most of his life, he was an all-around normal kid. He excelled in sports and academics, and cherished his time at home with his family. It wasn’t until he turned fifteen that things went seriously wrong. While attending his first high school party, he was introduced to pot and alcohol. Needless to say, he gave in to the pressure. A month after that, he discovered heroin. The drug had just made its way into the suburban party scene, and Jude was sure that he could get away with doing it only once. He was sadly mistaken. Within a few short months, his entire life was in shambles. His fate appeared certain, but it was just the beginning.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615717661
  • Publisher: Hillcrest Media
  • Publication date: 10/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 195
  • Sales rank: 85,834
  • File size: 264 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 9, 2013

    Excellent memoir about addiction. One of the few I'd actually re

    Excellent memoir about addiction. One of the few I'd actually recommend. Most drug memoirs always end horribly and without even a glimpse of hope, but Hassan ended this one in true form. Must read.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2014

    Man gimme a break

    So let me get it straight. You have not read the book but still manage to give it one star. How nice. Dude, it is called review for a reason. Also, you must lead a real sheltered life to think it's impossible to go from pot to smack in a month. The book rings true and I liked it tremendously. Five big bright stars.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 27, 2014

    I have not read the book nor do I want to. To progress from alco

    I have not read the book nor do I want to. To progress from alcohol & pot to heroin is an extreme step within a month? Either it's been edited or Jude suffered from severe developmental issues impacting his self-esteem & decision making processes.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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