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Hole in my life

Author: Jack Gantos
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author relates how, as a young adult, he became a drug user and smuggler, was arrested, did time in prison, and eventually got out and went to college, all the while hoping to become a writer.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
Biografía
Named Person: Jack Gantos; Jack Gantos; Jack Gantos
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Gantos
ISBN: 0374399883 9780374399887 0374430896 9780374430894
OCLC Number: 48057090
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2003, Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2003, ALA Notable Children's Book, 2003.
Description: 199 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Robert F. Sibert honor title; 2003; Michael Printz honor title, 2003; for book best exemplifying literary excellence in young adult literature.
Responsibility: Jack Gantos.
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The author relates how, as a young adult, he became a drug user and smuggler, was arrested, did time in prison, and eventually got out and went to college, all the while hoping to become a writer.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-24) Good Permalink

     Jack makes a mistake and is sent to prison.  Raises the question, is he sorry for what he did or only sorry he got caught?  Prison helps him focus on what he wants to do, write. Jack Gantos did a great job walking you through the rise and fall of his journey...
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