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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It’s very suspenseful, but entertaining, although it gave me nightmares the entire week I was reading it. It’s full of meaningful brand names: A profound read nonetheless and a mu A compulsive read based on true life experiences of Kim Wozencraft where a Catholic girl becomes an undercover narcotics cop and gets sucked wozencdaft the life of a junkie.

Kim rated it really liked it Feb 27, The book is set in Texas, where Wozencraft grew up a Catholic schoolgirl and high school track star and where she became a narcotics cop. Frankie Machine lived his life at the bottom of the deck in the neon jungle of urban Chicago. Both spent time in federal prison.

She already has done a couple lines of coke in her old room with her partner. Everybody they arrested goes free.

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Jim is horribly wounded when somebody ambushes them in their trailer. Lists with This Book. There tends to be a whiny quality about junkies, too. May 10, Jerome Peterson rated it really liked it. Visualization is a brilliant and wonderful part of using one’s mind! I couldn’t begin to explain. View agent, publicist, legal on IMDbPro. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Taut, well-written and terrifying. Read this in the late 80’s. Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is full of adrenaline right from the wozencrafh.

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Return to Book Page. She and Jim are charged with putting people in rudh without due process of law. Aug 03, KJP rated it liked it. Sep 02, Judy Moore rated it liked it.

Read ruush book in HS- loved it and the movie it was made into They “flip” a minor dealer, and with his help and a druggie lifestyle they line up a hundred cases. They voted Democratic, regularly, even in the primaries. Whiteboyz Undercover Cop 2.

Anyone who loves good fiction. Which is probably why the movie rights were sold for a million bucks before it was even finished. Down this week. She is romantically involved with her boss and evidently he with her. Another not-exact look at my adolescence, only I was on the outside of the drama i. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!


Still, the movie only covers about half the book, so it was interesting to continue reading what happens to characters with whom the reader becomes attached. She is not so tough as smart, resourceful and athletic. 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 of the source of Steely Dan’s name. From becomming friends with the people they were supposed to arrest, to getting hooked on some drugs themselves because the sellers won’t This book was surprisingly well written.

A true story involving narcotics officers who became owzencraft and corrupted. Jan 16, SouthWestZippy rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — Rush by Kim Wozencraft.

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It’s a heartbreaking story of what one woman does for love, without it being a ‘romance. A certain amount of class bias seems to exist in this book, if not in police departments. They did not even send her to the police academy until later.

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