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 Author Jim Carroll
ISBN-10 0140100180
ISBN-13 9780140100181
Year 1987-07-07
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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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 something pure The Basketball Diaries was the basis for the film of the same name starring Leonardo DiCaprio I met him in 1970 and already he was pretty much universally recognized as the best poet of his generation The work was sophisticated and elegant He had beauty Patti Smith

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