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The Basketball Diaries

Movie Tie-In Edition

by Jim Carroll

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7351254M
ISBN 100140249990
ISBN 109780140249996

Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir The Basketball Diaries was first released in and adapted as a film in Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a asecond memoir, Forces Entries: The Downtown Diaries As the leader of The Jim Carroll Band he released three albums as well as several spoken word recordings/5().   Because "The Basketball Diaries" isn't fiction. Jim Carroll was a prodigy diarist and "The Basketball Diaries" is a personal journal of his addiction. The power of the words comes not from his creativity but from his fearless account of the truth. He relates the depths of his personal depravity.4/5.   The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll is the remarkable autobiography of the troubled teen, Jim Carroll, and his journey from promise to abyss to greatness. One of the top basketball players in New York City, Jim has to choose /5(20). The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen. Set in New York City, they detail his daily life, sexual experiences, high school basketball career Author: Jim Carroll.

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 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. Free download or read online The Basketball Diaries pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in June , and was written by Jim Carroll. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, autobiography story are,.4/5. The Basketball Diaries () is the memoir of Jim Carroll, who was both a famous poet and punk rocker. Carroll describes growing up in New York City and the challenges he faces trying to stay out of trouble. The memoir is very popular with both Carroll’s fans and critics, and it was eventually made into a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The Basketball Diaries by Jim Caroll - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. The Paris Review /5(18).

  Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction. As a member of a seemingly unbeatable high school basketball squad, Jim's life centers around the basketball court and the court becomes a metaphor for the world in his mind/10(K). The Basketball Diaries details his adventures from , a playing basketball and getting into scrapes and getting into drugs and the wild life - real slices of New York street life, sharply told. The Book of Nods has worn less well - but the ambition to /5. The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen. 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/5(4). The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen. 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.


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The Basketball Diaries book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The urban classic coming-of-age story about sex, drugs, and 4/5. Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir The Basketball Diaries was first released in and adapted as a film in Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a asecond memoir, Forces Entries: The Downtown Diaries As the leader of The Jim Carroll Band he released three albums as well as several spoken word recordings/5().

The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen. Set in New York City, they detail his daily life, sexual experiences, high school basketball career, poetry compositions, the counter-culture movement, and especially his addiction to heroin, which began when he was Author: Jim Carroll.

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The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this non fiction, autobiography story are.4/5. Basketball Game Stats Book: Game Record Book Logbook Journal Notebook Diary, Score Keeper Notepad, Fouls, Scoring, Free Throws, Running Score Gift for ”x 11”, pages.

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#N#Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term. About The Basketball Diaries. 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 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. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

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The Basketball Diaries details his adventures froma playing basketball and getting into scrapes and getting into Reading this book, I realised that these were all his friends - all people who died/5. Jim Carroll’s bestselling memoir The Basketball Diaries was first released in and adapted as a film in Carroll’s work includes several collections of poetry as well as a asecond memoir, Forces Entries: The Downtown Diaries As the leader of The Jim Carroll Band he released three albums as well as several spoken word recordings/5(20).

The Basketball Diaries () Plot. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Synopsis (1) Summaries. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction. The Basketball Diaries by Jim Caroll - Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free.

The Paris Review /5(18). Jim Carroll's cult book The Basketball Diaries, published indescribes in grungy detail how the author passed in a few short months from being a Catholic high school basketball star to being a strung-out heroin addict who turned tricks for drugs.

Like many such stories, it lingers lovingly over the horrors, and ends with unseemly haste after happiness is regained.

Buy The Basketball Diaries New edition by Carroll, Jim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Watch the film adaptation of The Basketball Diaries and compare it to the book.

Find another region in the s that experienced as much drug use, prostitution, and crime as New York. Write a two-page portrait of what life was like for individuals who grew up in this area during this time.

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Directed by Scott Kalvert. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction/10(K).

Book Review: The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll. The Basketball Diaries is a collection of entries from the journal of Jim Carroll. This collection focuses on Carroll from ages 13 to 16 and chronicles his experiences living in New York, attending private school, and playing basketball.

Carroll had a promising future as a basketball star and. Cover to Credits: THE BASKETBALL DIARIES. "The book was better" is a phrase heard often in conversations about book-to-film adaptations. "Don't.

The Basketball Diaries marked Kalvert's feature directorial debut. He only directed one other film, 's Deuces Wild, starring Stephen Dorff and a.

The Basketball Diaries is his chronicle of those years. Written while in his teens, it is a literary tour-de-force and a stunning portrait of contemporary urban street life. The characters and incidents are moving and funny and sad, but always very real. The Basketball Diaries is a story of the harsh realities of drug addiction and the ease in which occasional drug use turns into a daily must.

The main character, Jimmy Carroll (DiCaprio) was a promising basketball player and through his constant diary writings he showed us he was an deep thinker. Basketball Diaries is a kitchen sink melodrama.

DiCaprio's performance is his among his best, pulling no punches while conveying the relentless thirst of a junkie. Aided by a strong supporting cast, including Mark Wahlberg as his closest junkie pal Mickey and Lorraine Bracco as his mother, DiCaprio is able to create empathy for a character that seems to lose all sense of morality very early 3/5.

Fall In the first entry of The Basketball Diaries, a thirteen-year-old Carroll uses a fake birth certificate from his coach, Lefty, to get into a twelve-and-under basketball l and his friends sniff cleaning fluid to get high, steal purses, and steal from another basketball team.

About the Book. The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen.

The original classic story about growing up with drugs and sex and about learning to survive on the streets of New York- /5(4). Description: The classic urban urban coming-of-age story about sex, drugs and basketball, Jim Carroll grew up to become a renowned poet and punk in this memoir in the mids, defined when he came to the age of 12 to 15, he was a teenage rebel to make a place and a name for himself on the merciless streets of New York these years he recounted his experiences, and the.

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The Basketball Diaries has become Carroll's best-known work, especially after the release of a film adaptation starring. Scott Kalvert's The Basketball Diaries, starring LeonardoDiCaprio, opened Friday, Apin selected film is supposedly an adaptation of Jim Carroll's autobiographical book The Basketball Diaries, which records his experiences as a teenager in earlys New York City.

I attended a free "sneak preview" of The Basketball Diaries atthe University of Michigan on Tuesday. Get this from a library. The basketball diaries. [Jim Carroll] -- Today, Jim Carroll is a highly renowned poet and rock musician.

But in the mids, during his coming-of-age from twelve to fifteen, he was a rebellious teenager making a place and a name for. the basketball diaries ages Published by User, 20 years ago jim carrol's work brings you into his life of new york city and an addict's fragments of hell.

his life story in the basketball diaries tells a tale very few writers could put to page in the way he has; it is a great book in which shows the raw truth on page and /5(6). Can an acting tour de force redeem a muddled movie. Check out Leonardo DiCaprio in The Basketball Diaries for a lesson in how it's done.

At 20, DiCaprio has already won an Oscar nomination for Author: Peter Travers. The Basketball Diaries is a memoir written by author and musician Jim Carroll. It is an edited collection of the diaries he kept between the ages of twelve and sixteen.

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.

Basketball Diaries Words | 12 Pages. analysis I chose The Basketball Diaries written by Jim Carroll. The book was first published in the United States by Tombouctou Books inthen published and reprinted by Penguin books in James Dennis Carroll was born on August 1, in New York.

When discussing The Basketball Diaries, journalists rave about Carroll's horrible adolescence, his drug addiction, stealing and hustling, or, as with Mark J.

Norton's review, "The Wide World of Drugs," they see the book as a manifesto of the drug culture. Understandably, everyone also has to mention that Jack Kerouac said, "at the age of   The Basketball Diaries is the true story of Jim Carroll, teenager growing up in New York.

There are more scenes of drug use and teen violence in this movie than I have almost seen in any other place. The first scene of the movie is after being beaten for some offense or another at his. The Basketball Diaries Synopsis Favorite Theater Button Jim develops an appetite for heroin.

Soon, the mean streets of New York City have replaced the basketball court as his main destination. Jim and his friends scrounge, steal and prostitute themselves to score drugs. Jim's only chance to escape addiction may be Reggie (Ernie Hudson), a 76%(K).

Jim Carroll, a poet-turned-punk rocker whose book "The Basketball Diaries" chronicled his descent from elite high school basketball star to Times Square drug addict, thief and prostitute, died. Basketball Diaries is an earnest, botched effort to do justice to Carroll's book.

Amazingly, though, even with Kalvert's lack of style and vision, the greatness of DiCaprio's performance is undiminished. The book of 'The Basketball Diaries' was published Perhaps the book has an immediacy, a poetry, that just can't be captured on film.

Leonardo DiCaprio is a fine young actor, but he's. The Basketball Diaries by Jim Carroll,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, The Basketball Diaries is based on the autobiographical book by poet and performance-artist Jim Carroll.

Set in the dimly-lit streets of Manhattan, it is the story of Carroll's reckless youth, spent skipping class, running around with friends, and abusing drugs.Additionally, the book doesn’t really end, but trails off into nothingness as Carroll spirals into robbing people at knifepoint to pay for his heroin addiction.

Even with these flaws, though, The Basketball Diaries is a classic of American literature for a reason. If you’re looking for an honest and gritty memoir of teenage alienation and.