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This was an interesting book to read and compare the homeless scene in the '80's hip California to the situation in the town where I live that is imiplementing strict regulations... Read morePublished 21 months ago by tom
Ace Backwords rocks. I bought this book when I was a security guard wanting to know what "those homeless people" were all about. Read morePublished on June 17, 2013 by Cliff E Dirgo
I like Ace's work and this book is Ace all the way.
I just ran into Ace. He is standing tall while Berkeley crumbles beneath his toes! Or, something like that. Read more
My friend is homeless. His email address has been added to my account for PayPal. This isn't a scam... I'm going to give him money as people donate. Read morePublished on January 31, 2009 by Mark Twain
I was a student at UC Berkeley when Ace Backwords was writing his wonderfully witty cartoons in the local and student papers, skewering the political nonsense of the place and... Read morePublished on August 14, 2008 by Curmudgeon
Surviving on the Streets: How to Go Down Without Going Out
This is a book you won't want to miss if you are interested in USA urban subcultures. Mr. Read more
do NOT buy this book if you are looking for a how-to, or a manual, or even a lot of advice.
what you get here is a collection of personal anecdotes(which are interesting... Read more
Ace has definitly "been there"; a couple dozen years on and off the street, mental problems (the acid didn't help), and drug abuse makes for some fun reading. Read morePublished on January 7, 2007 by Shane T.
Backword's book is the perfect textbook for anyone who may enter the world of homelessness. Other books you ought to read include "Down and Out in Paris and London" by Orwell and... Read morePublished on September 20, 2006 by Beersmith