Rush has ratings and 24 reviews. Jerome said: A compulsive read based on true life experiences of Kim Wozencraft where a Catholic girl becomes an und. Kim Wozencraft meant to spend her life putting drug pushers behind several years before the success of her autobiographical novel Rush would take her far. Kim Wozencraft`s Rush seems to be the first middle-class white girl junkie novel for the “thirtysomething“ generation. It`s full of meaningful.

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Another not-exact look at my adolescence, only I was on the outside of the drama i.

Kristen occasionally reflects on the moral gap here but not enough to slow her down much until she and Jim get in trouble for faking evidence in an arrest. Add it to your IMDbPage. Slowly dozencraft in the ugly world of the junkie, she makes a bogus case against a businessm an and soon finds herself the target of a murderer. Aug 03, KJP rated it liked it. But it is a pretty good read, as they say, and at least you will learn how to do heroin, a recipe for meth, how to beat a lie detector and one version kimm the source of Steely Dan’s name.


I couldn’t begin to explain.


The Devil’s Backbone, a novel, St. Refresh and try again. Now Kristen and Jim are married and working together undercover gathering evidence for the biggest bust in East Texas. Edit Personal Details Other Works: Norman Mailer called her book, The Catch, “the best novel I’ve read This is where I quit reading it. Apparently, it was also turned into a movie, which I found interesting.

Percodan, Preludin, Valium, Crank, Mexican Brown and that ubiquitous generic, methyl-benzoyl-ecognine — cocaine. Nori Pacquiao rated wozebcraft really liked it Sep 08, Want to Read saving….

They bought groceries and cheered, with restraint, for the Oilers. She is not so tough as smart, resourceful and athletic. Feb 25, Harrison rated it really liked it.

It’s very suspenseful, but entertaining, although it gave rksh nightmares the entire week I was reading it. There tends to be a whiny quality about junkies, too. They kept the lawn trimmed and paid their taxes.

This is a favorite of mine! Jan 13, Sharon rated it liked it. Which is probably why the movie rights were sold for a million bucks before it was wozenccraft finished.

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Kim Wozencraft’s Rush seems to be the first middle-class white girl junkie novel for the “thirtysomething” generation. Edit Did You Know? I have also seen the movie and while different than the book both were good.


They did not even send her to the police academy until later. The very thought of a young woman being taught to do drugs so she could be an undercover agent for wozendraft police did not set well with me.

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They voted Democratic, regularly, even in the primaries. They “flip” a minor dealer, and with his help and a druggie lifestyle they line up a hundred cases. Kristen Cates has come a long way from Frankie Machine, the strung-out card dealer of Nelson Algren’s The Man With the Golden Arm, the granddaddy and perhaps still the best of the junkie genre.

Her screen adaptation of eush critically acclaimed novel, Notes from the Country Club, is wozencraff in pre-production.

Kristen Cates is working as a waitress when she is talked into joining the police force. How often does that happen. Anyone who loves good fiction. A certain amount of class bias seems to exist in this book, if not in police departments.