Tim was Alice's little brother. But she makes sincere attempts to go straight. Searching for streaming and purchasing options Babbie and Tom where young drug-users who Alice met in the mental hospital.
The original edition contained a note signed by "The Editors" that included the statements, "Go Ask Alice is based on the actual diary of a fifteen-year-old drug user Beth and Alice go on a double-date with two boys, but Alice is uncomfortable when her date tries to grope her in the car.
Roger was the boy she loved at the begin of the story.
She meets an old school acquaintance, who invites her to a party. This story is an honest account of a young person finding themselves accidentally in the world of addiction.
It was allegedly the real diary, edited by Sparks, of a teenage boy who committed suicide after becoming involved with the occult.
At least she wasn't abused by a stepfather at the age of eleven and forced to become a "baby prostitute" in an upscale brothel.