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Basketball Diaries Age 12-15 by Jim Carroll. First printing

Basketball Diaries Age 12-15 by Jim Carroll. Tombouctou (publisher) A Lamplighter Book. (1978) First printing with no listings of subsequent printings. Some protions of the book had previous appearances, mostly in magazines. 150 pages plus advertisements. Introduction by Tom Clark. Paperback. Heavy cover wear. Creasing to the spine. Foxing? to the edges of the page block. Bumping to page tips. Otherwise no previous owner markings. No folds, creases or tears to pages. Binding is tight but with a slight looseness between pages 90 and 91. Not ex-library, not remaindered, not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. CH10b

"James Dennis Carroll (August 1, 1949[1] – September 11, 2009) was an American author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Carroll was best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The Basketball Diaries, which inspired the 1995 film of the same name, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Carroll." - Wikipedia