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The original classic story about growing up with drugs and sex and about learning to survive on the streets of New York — once again in print. An urban classic of coming of age.

About the Author

Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir The Basketball Diaries was first released in 1978 and adapted as a film in 1995. Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a asecond memoir, Forces Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973. As the leader of The Jim Carroll Band he released three albums as well as several spoken word recordings. He died in New York City on September 11, 2009.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140100181
Author:
Carroll, Jim
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Entertainers
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Entertainers -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poets, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
85-0611
Publication Date:
July 1987
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.81x5.09x.46 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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