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The Resource Hole in my life, Jack Gantos

Hole in my life, Jack Gantos

Label
Hole in my life
Title
Hole in my life
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer desperate for adventure, college cash, and a way out of a dead-end job. For ten thousand dollars, he recklessly agreed to help sail a sixty-foot yacht loaded with hashish from the Virgin Islands to New York City, where he and his partners sold the drug until federal agents finally caught up to them in a bust at the Chelsea Hotel. For his part in the conspiracy, the twenty-year-old Gantos was sentenced to serve up to six years in prison."
  • "In Hole in My Life, this author of over thirty books for young people confronts the period of struggle and confinement that marked the end of his own youth. On the surface, the narrative tumbles from one intense moment to the next as Gantos pieces together the story of his restless final year of high school, his short-lived career as a smuggler, and his time in prison. But running just beneath the action is the story of how Gantos - once he found himself locked up in a small, yellow-walled cell - moved from wanting to be a writer to writing, and how this newfound dedication helped him endure the worst experience of his life."--BOOK JACKET
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gantos, Jack
Index
no index present
Intended audience
"Unsuitable for younger [i.e. under 12 years] readers"
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gantos, Jack
  • Ex-convicts
  • Authors, American
  • Criminals
  • Authorship
  • Authors, American
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Hole in my life, Jack Gantos
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000026730847
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
217 p.
Isbn
9780099475873
Label
Hole in my life, Jack Gantos
Publication
Control code
000026730847
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
217 p.
Isbn
9780099475873

Library Locations

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