Go Ask Alice by Anonymous [Beatrice Sparks] (1971) hardcover book


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Anonymous [Beatrice Sparks] - Go Ask Alice

Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1971. Later printing. Hardcover. 8vo. Yellow boards with black lettering. Yellow/mustard endpapers. 159pp. ISBN 0-13-357111-4. Pencil annotation and pencil smudging to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Fair condition. Minor separation of the text-block from the spine. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to the outer/inner boards, endpapers, pages of the text, and the text-block edge. The dust jacket is not price clipped (shows the original price of $4.95) and is in fair condition. Sun-fading to the spine. Edge-wear to the perimeter of the dust jacket. Creasing, toning, scratching, smudging, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Some chipping to the upper/lower dust jacket spine. Some wear and chipping to corners and hinges. Chipping to the lower edge of the front dust jacket cover. Open tear to the upper edge of the rear dust jacket cover. Black smudging to the lower edge of the rear dust jacket cover.

This copy of Go Ask Alice includes the letter from the editors (published as part of the book before the text) insisting that this book was the reproduction of an actual deceased teenage girl's diary. The book was later proven to be a work of sensationalist fiction written by a therapist named Beatrice Sparks.

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