On Speed: The Many Lives of Amphetamine by Nicolas Rasmussen
NYU Press; 1 edition | March 1, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0814776019 | 352 pages | PDF | 2 MB
Life in the Fast Lane: The author on the CHE. Uppers. Crank. Bennies. Dexies. Greenies. Black Beauties. Purple Hearts. Crystal. Ice. And, of course, Speed. Whatever their street names at the moment, amphetamines have been an insistent force in American life since they were marketed as the original antidepressants in the 1930s.