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Author Emerson, Rick, author.

Title Unmask Alice : LSD, satanic panic, and the imposter behind the world's most notorious diaries / Rick Emerson.

Publication Info. Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, [2022]

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - New Materials  813.54 EMERSON    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult New Materials  813.54 EMERSON    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - New Materials  813.54 EMERSON    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - New Materials  813.54 EMERSON    DUE 12-13-22
 Southington Library - New  364.163 EME    DUE 12-21-22
 Wethersfield Public Library - New Books  NEW 813.54 EMERSON    Check Shelf
Description v, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Prologue: The pretender -- About a girl -- The boy who died -- Gods and monsters -- Contagion -- Shine a light -- Epilogue: After forever.
Summary "Unmask Alice: LSD, Satanic Panic, and the Imposter Behind the Worlds Most Notorious Diaries is the true story of a young-adult blockbuster . . . of a terror that stalked 1980s America . . . and of the ruthless charlatan behind both"-- Provided by publisher.
Reveals that Go Ask Alice, a candid portrayal of sex, psychosis and teenage self-destruction, and Jay’s Journal, which merged Satanism with adolescent suicide, were written by a serial con artist who betrayed a grieving family, stole a dead boy’s memory and lied her way to the National Book Awards.
Subject Sparks, Beatrice -- Criticism and interpretation.
Young adult literature, American -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Literary forgeries and mystification -- History -- 20th century.
Teenagers -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
LSD (Drug) -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American fiction. (OCoLC)fst00807048
LSD (Drug) (OCoLC)fst00989740
Popular culture. (OCoLC)fst01071344
Teenagers -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01145648
Young adult literature, American. (OCoLC)fst01183139
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Literary criticism. (OCoLC)fst01986215
Literary criticism.
ISBN 9781637740422 (hardcover)
1637740425 (hardcover)
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