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The Basketball Diaries: The Classic About Growing Up Hip on New York's Mean Streets

The Basketball Diaries: The Classic About Growing Up Hip on New York's Mean Streets
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Description: The urban classic coming-of-age story about sex, drugs, and basketball   Jim Carroll grew up to become a renowned poet and punk rocker. But in this memoir of the mid-1960s, set during his coming-of-age from 12 to 15, he was a rebellious teenager making a place and a name for himself on the unforgiving streets of New York City. During these years, he chronicled his experiences, and the result is a diary of unparalleled candor that conveys his alternately hilarious and terrifying teenage existence. Here is Carroll prowling New York City--playing basketball, hustling, stealing, getting high, getting hooked, and searching for som ... (more)
Manufacturer: Penguin Books
Release date: 7 July 1987
ISBN-10 : 0140100180 | ISBN-13: 9780140100181
Tags: Biography (2), Non-fiction (1), True Story (1), Memoirs (1), Autobiography (1)
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