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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 Water in Social Imagination: From Technological Optimism to Contemporary Environmentalism put together from interviews with Christiane F a teenaged heroin addict her mother and authorities working to fight drug use 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 drugroblems By the time Christiane figured out that addiction doesn t make you cool she was hooked selling herself for 40 marks a go at the Bahnhof Zoo to maintain her habit Christiane doesn t romanticize or Sagwitch: Shoshone Chieftain, Mormon Elder, 1822-1887 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 torepare a resentation 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 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 "hearing it mentioned yet I never knew what it was really aboutWhatever somebody could have told me about it would have been enough to caution me on the journey I was about to embark uponThe book resonated with me on a very ersonal note because Le rendez-vous part of Christiane F s story tooklace in Gropiusstadt a
Neighbourhood In The Districtin the district Neuk lln in Berlin my old neighbourhood I was born in the hospital just 3 km from my old apartment house from my bedroom window I could see the roof of one hospital wingWhenever the narrator mentioned a Molotov Mouths: Explosive New Writing place in Berlin especially in my old neighbourhood I knew exactly where she referring to It gave me an odd sense of nostalgia but also brought back a lot of the same frustration Christane F talks aboutIt reminded me of the endless rules and regulations that made living in Berlin almost unbearable I don t mean rules kids have to follow so that they don t get run over by a car or accidentallyut themselves in harm s way I mean rules that were applied to the layground such as the one just downstairs from my apartment The rules were listed as follows no laying between 1pm 4pm a helmet must be worn at all times no running no yelling no dogs no bikes no roller skates no climbing no swinging on the swings too high It was extremely hypocritical since we found tons of cigarette butts in the sand along with cat shit young adults were screaming and laughing until well All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence past midnight and kids were sexually assaulted or having their first sodomizing experience in the bushes that bordered thelaygroundI understand the narrator s Discovering Our Past California Edition: Medieval And Early Modern Times point that it certainly felt like kids were viewed as theroblem even though they were the victims and just looking for a In This Land: The Purple Book, Volume Four place to belongThat was exactly what she was trying to do try and find alace where she felt accepted and belongedThe narrator also went to the same school I went A school that rided themselves of being one of a kind yet it failed to roperly educate their students A mentality of competing of being better than everybody else was nurturedIt was no surprise to see some of my classmates showing up for Latin class smelling like booze and meeting friends of friends that were so high all they could do was shout moonface at everyoneThe ressure got too much and all teachers and other 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 rostitution is. On around her and influencing her I might never visit Germany but I can most definitely Cybercrime and Digital Forensics: An Introduction picture Zoo Station her schools and the different housingrojects she lived in At times I was drawn in and dragged around Christiane s ups and downs I understood her need to feel accepted in school to be art of a group but I could not and still can t understand her fascination with local drug addicts The lure and awe she describes having when she sees in the older kids at school is understandable to a certain extent with a home life that is less than desirable "her father has huge anger issues and is very abusive to "father has huge anger issues and is very abusive to 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 can see who she is nonetheless Her battle with heroine addiction is exhausting taking the reader on a roller coaster of ups 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 lace 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 The Meaning of Difference: American Constructions of Race, Sex and Gender, Social Class, Sexual Orientation, and Disability problem this is a good book to read It gives you the ability to see and 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 open up 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 read before I was twenty years old Myarents 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 up due to circumstances in a group of friends who smoke "pot and are drinking After a while of sticking to these two "and are drinking After a while of sticking to these two 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 myself to be dependent on somethingThis book has certainly made sure I never even have been around drugs in any form whatsoever So as a warning it has worked very well for METhis book an oldie about taped together is going to be read by my son when he ll be old enough Hopefully it ll make a terrible impression on him too 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 One Small Step: An Anthology of Discoveries probably 15 years old and very much impressed by therotagonists 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 an important message that all teenagers should hear and that is DRUGS ARE BAD FOR YOUIt s just written a style that I don t like and at some arts 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 lace in the world Originally ublished in Germany in 1979 the book was a runaway bestseller and was made into a opular movie in 1981 also named “Christiane F” with a soundtrack by David Bowie one of Christiane’s favorite musicia. .
Rown ups could do was tell them that once they get into the real world they are just a number they should have it better than the revious generation It is almost hilarious to see how they blindly they spoke and actedDuring my research I came across a few newspaper articles that reported on the residents of Gropiusstadt still harbouring sour feelings about Christiane F s book giving the neighbourhood a "bad reputation It is curious that Station Zoo is art of the German literature curriculum in high schools throughout Germany "reputation It is curious that Station Zoo is art of the German literature curriculum in high schools throughout Germany the schools belonging to the Gropiusstadt school districtOverall I sympathized with the narrator s struggles made me extremely thankful for life I have now I only wish I had read it sooner I would definitely recommend it to everyone although I have yet to find an English copyElliotScribbles 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 thing until I looked it up on goodreads Although the events described here are 40 years old this book is still available in rintHaving now read it I understand why It s a rathe 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 ultimate trifecta and would have been my really really awesome dream come true In contrast by the time I saw David Bowie live and than 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 while in college 3 sober So so wrong I read Christiane F when I was 11 12 years old I wanted to grow up and be like her I thought it sounded very self destructive very ugly very much a true and dirty therefore genuine therefore romantic sort of existence for someone as unnecessary to the world as I I tried I failed I lived At least 20 unk rock kids I ran around and grew up 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 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 Perfect Phrases for Writing Company Announcements: Hundreds of Ready-to-Use Phrases for Powerful Internal and External Communications 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 tell us imitating Mr Mackey from South Park Don t use drugs drugs are bad mmm kay but she reallyoured 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 Versailles people addicted to drugs as I don t know that but I can definitely say that I loved it Generations of us 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 read a book about any type of addiction before I have to say this book wasretty 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. 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 ortrait of Christiane’s struggle is not just her battle with heroin addiction it’s th.