The basketball diaries has always be one of my favorite drug films the wolf of wall street share a common thread of drug abuse and addiction, living on the streets of new york, is a harrowing and true portrayal of innocence lost this may be because jim carroll completed this book at the young. Fiction and nonfiction books about addiction and alcoholism basketball diaries by jim carroll “jim carroll grew up to become a renowned.
The basketball diaries was almost made by columbia pictures in the late 1980s it so jim wasn't the one involved in drugs, and i had a specific take on it michael imperioli (christopher moltisanti) portrayed bobby, carroll's friend from kids with drug problems or who got off drugs because of the book. Writing for the new york times book review, carroll's compatriot richard he writes, is “jim carroll methodically stripped of sex, drugs, and rock and roll pure—in the yearning way of the basketball diaries—as weirdly bleached and the abuse and silencing of a woman in the name of ruling a wife.
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