The Basketball Diaries 1963-1966 Kindle ï The

The Basketball Diaries 1963-1966 Kindle ï The Basketball MOBI :º 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 s, set during his coming of age from to , he was a rebellious teenager making a place and a name for himself on the unforgiving streets of New York City Dur. 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 mids, set during his coming of age fromto , 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 I met him in , 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