Книга: Aletha V. Smithson «Facedown»

Facedown

'I closed my eyes and turned the other cheek against the tarmac... the heat against the asphalt sweltered... the awareness of death, spit, and stench of urine was driven through my nostrils with every breath. I would still carry out my plan to end it all.' In this harrowing tale of abuse, addiction, and ultimate redemption, Aletha Smithson chronicles the life of Donnie Foster. Donnie lived his entire life Facedown. His abusive childhood taught him to keep his head down to avoid the wrath of his violent stepfather. He found solace in the prescription drugs he stole from his mother and the very same alcohol that made his stepfather belligerent. As Donnie got older, he turned to more powerful drugs: cocaine and meth. He was soon wrapped up in the dangerous world of vicious drug lords, acting as their minion. There wasn't anything he wouldn't do for them or his next hit. It was not long before Donnie found himself at Corcoran State Penitentiary, lying facedown on the asphalt and...

Издательство: "Книга по Требованию" (2010)

ISBN: 9781615666898

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  • facedown — [fās′doun′; ] for n. [, fās′doun΄] adv. with the face or front turned downward n. a confrontation between rivals or opponents …   English World dictionary

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  • facedown — adv. /fays down /; n. /fays down /, adv. 1. with the face or the front or upper surface downward: He was lying facedown on the floor. Deal the cards facedown on the table. n. 2. Also, face down. Informal. a direct confrontation; showdown. [1930… …   Universalium

  • facedown — adverb Date: 1830 with the face down < sliding facedown > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • facedown — adverb In a manner such that the face, front, or surface which is normally directed forward for viewing is positioned downward. She was sleeping facedown on the sofa …   Wiktionary

  • facedown — /ˈfeɪsdaʊn/ (say faysdown) adverb with one s face towards the ground: to lie facedown …   Australian English dictionary

  • facedown — face•down [[t]ˈfeɪsˈdaʊn[/t]] adv. gam with the face downward • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • Facedown Records — is an independent Christian record label based in Fallbrook, California, devoted mostly to hardcore punk and metalcore bands (Christian and secular). Founded by No Innocent Victim drummer Jason Dunn, the label started off small with a number of 7 …   Wikipedia

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  • poker — poker1 /poh keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that pokes. 2. a metal rod for poking or stirring a fire. [1525 35; POKE1 + ER1] poker2 /poh keuhr/, n. a card game played by two or more persons, in which the players bet on the value of their hands,… …   Universalium


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