Smack by Melvin Burgess [U.S. FIRST EDITION] 1998
Smack by Melvin Burgess
U.S. FIRST EDITION  HENRY HOLT & COMPANY
Near mint hardcover missing dust jacket.
Winner of the 1996 Carnegie Medal
Two teens fall in love with each other and heroin. Tar has reasons for running away from home that run deep and sour, whereas Gemma, with her middle-class roots firmly on show, has a deep-rooted lust for adventure. Their first hit brings bliss, the next despair.