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The Basketball Diaries

(1978)
A non fiction book by

 
In his teens, Jim Carroll roamed the streets of New York, shooting baskets with some of New York's best "playground" stars, and shooting heroin with some of the city's most memorable street characters. 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.

    

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Hardback Editions

April 1995 : USA Library Binding
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ISBN: 0-613-13261-0 / 978-0-613-13261-9 (USA edition)
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June 1987 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Basketball Diaries
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ISBN: 1-4176-5327-2 / 978-1-4176-5327-0 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

April 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-14-024999-0 / 978-0-14-024999-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
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November 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-14-024474-3 / 978-0-14-024474-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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June 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Basketball Diaries: The Classic about Growing Up Hip on New York's Mean Streets
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-14-010018-0 / 978-0-14-010018-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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May 1987 : UK Paperback

Title: The Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-571-14843-3 / 978-0-571-14843-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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February 1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-553-20240-5 / 978-0-553-20240-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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April 1981 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Basketball Diaries Ages 12-15
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-553-24895-2 / 978-0-553-24895-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books (Mm)
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1980 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-553-13306-3 / 978-0-553-13306-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Books
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June 1978 : USA Paperback
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Title: Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-939180-10-3 / 978-0-939180-10-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tombouctou
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Audio Editions

December 1999 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Basketball Diaries
Author(s): Jim Carroll
Publisher: Phoenix Books
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September 1994 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: The Basketball Diaries (Audio Literature Presents)
Author(s): Jim Carroll
ISBN: 0-944993-87-7 / 978-0-944993-87-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audio Literature
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