The Basketball Diaries

The Basketball Diaries

Book - 1995
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Written between the ages of twelve and fifteen, this diary tells the story of Jim Carroll, a kid growing up stealing, hustling, getting high, playing basketball, and trying to find something pure on the streets of New York.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1995, c1978.
Edition: 1995 ed.
ISBN: 9780140249996
Branch Call Number: BIO CARROLL J. Carroll
Characteristics: 210 p. ;,20 cm.


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Feb 11, 2016

the movie does no justice to the thrill and excitement of the story told in this book. I watched the movie a few years back in high school and never really liked it because I didn't understand what was going on. this book is weird but in a good way.


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