Carroll, Jim -- The Basketball Diaries [Book]
California: Tombouctou, 1978. First Edition. 150 pp. Stiff Wraps: NEAR FINE. Signs of shelf wear and some minor chipping; cover has minor blemishes, otherwise a tight, clean copy. SIGNED by the author. Very scarce with signature. Carroll's classic account of growing up in New York in the early 1960s, full of drugs, sex, crime and basketball. Carroll would become a renowned poet and punk rocker. Basis for the 1995 film starring Leonardo DiCaprio in the central role.