Jim Carroll





Jim Carroll

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born
in New York, New York, The United States
August 01, 1950

died
September 11, 2009

gender
male

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James Dennis "Jim" Carroll was an author, poet, autobiographer, and punk musician. Carroll was best known for his 1978 autobiographical work The Basketball Diaries, which was made into the 1995 film of the same name with Leonardo DiCaprio as Carroll.


Average rating: 3.96 · 14,976 ratings · 481 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
The Basketball Diaries
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 12,231 ratings — published 1978 — 18 editions
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Forced Entries: The Downtow...
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 768 ratings — published 1987 — 2 editions
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Fear of Dreaming: The Selec...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 624 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Living at the Movies
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 1973 — 3 editions
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The Petting Zoo
3.39 of 5 stars 3.39 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 2010 — 9 editions
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Void of Course
4.13 of 5 stars 4.13 avg rating — 245 ratings — published 1998
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The Book of Nods
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 202 ratings — published 1986 — 2 editions
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The Basketball Diaries and ...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1987
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Jim ha cambiato strada
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1997
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The Petting Zoo: A Novel
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More books by Jim Carroll…
“Conscience is no more than the dead speaking to us.”
Jim Carroll

“It was a dream, not a nightmare, a beautiful dream I could never imagine in a thousand nods. There was a girl next to me who wasn't beautiful until she smiled and I felt that smile come at me in heat waves following, soaking through my body and out my finger tips in shafts of color and I knew somewhere in the world, somewhere, that there was love for me.”
Jim Carroll, The Basketball Diaries
tags: love

“I'll Die For Your Sins If You Live For mine.


Jim Carroll, Fear of Dreaming: The Selected Poems

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