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.
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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.Review:
“Filled with a kind of vitality. . . a remarkable account of New York City’s lower depths.”
–New York Times
"His terse wit, with its archly contrived naïveté, transforms The Basketball Diaries, a tale of teenage rebellion, into a contemporary classic."-
“A generational hit.” –Esquire
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140249990
Book Description Penguin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140249990
Book Description Penguin Books, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140249990
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