Don't Go Ask Alice; Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Part Three

Go Ask Alice sold millions, but who was "Alice?" How did the publisher get ahold of her diaries? Was the interlocutor really a "child psychologist?" As questions began to emerge in the late '90s, by then, we'd lived through Richard Nixon's "War on Drugs," Ronald Reagan's D.A.R.E. classes and Nancy Reagan's "Just Say 'No'" campaigns.

Rick Emerson's Go Unmask Alice (BenBella Books, 2022) took the "b...


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