Hole in My Life

Binding: Hardcover
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ISBN: 9780374399887
Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux
Language: English
Page Count: 199
Size: 7.90" l x 5.38" w x 0.81"
Series: N/A

In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer looking for adventure, cash for college tuition, 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 a ton of hashish from the Virgin Islands to New York City, where he and his partners sold the drug until federal agents caught up with them. For his part in the conspiracy, Gantos was sentenced to serve up to six years in prison. In Hole in My Life, this prizewinning author of over thirty books for young people confronts the period of struggle and confinement that marked the end of his own youth.

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