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Dalton Conley

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780520215863

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520215863.001.0001

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Addictions

Addictions

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(p.164) (p.165) fourteen Addictions
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Dalton Conley

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University of California Press
DOI:10.1525/california/9780520215863.003.0014

The author states here that during the seventh grade, he spent more and more time with Jerome. They played video games and tried to invent their own computer programs at the Radio Shack on Broadway. He explains that their friendship became strong enough that Jerome was the first person with whom he ever jointly bought something. He tells of how they spent their lunch money on buying clothes and how he felt about their purchases. He discusses how he got addicted to a video game, Defender, and how he spent most of his money and sold his things just to have money for playing this game. He also notes that he stole from his mother and he cut school and convinced Jerome to do the same.

Keywords:   seventh grade, video games, programming, Defender, Jerome, addiction, stealing, cutting school

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