Author:Gafney, Fr. Thomas E. and Sampurna Man Maskey

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Nepal: The Hard Drug Scene, and The Role of Parents and Teachers in Saving Their Children From Drugs

By: Gafney, Fr. Thomas E. and Sampurna Man Maskey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, Nepal, Nepal Jesuit Society: 1989

Seller ID: 23257

Condition: Very good


A contemporaneous copy of a three-page, staplebound speech given by Maskey on his first-hand experiences as a heroin addict and subsequent recovery with the help of the Jesuit-founded Freedom Centre (a drug rehab program for boys and men); with statistics and observations of the drug problem in Nepal more broadly. Also includes a two-page companion piece by Gafney, founder of St. Xavier Social Centre which houses the Freedom Centre, on how authority figures should direct youth away from "the attractive but unattainable elements of the modern world..." Both pieces have light edge wear, ... View more info