The Resource Hole in my life, Jack Gantos, (eaudio)

Hole in my life, Jack Gantos, (eaudio)

Label
Hole in my life
Title
Hole in my life
Statement of responsibility
Jack Gantos
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the summer of 1971, Jack Gantos was an aspiring writer desperate for adventure, college cash, 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 hashish from the Virgin Islands to New York City, where he and his partners sold the drug until federal agents finally caught up to them in a bust at the Chelsea Hotel. For his part in the conspiracy, the twenty-year-old Gantos was sentenced to serve up to six years in prison. In Hole in my life, this acclaimed author of over thirty books for young people confronts the period of struggle and confinement that marked the end of his own youth. On the surface, the narrative tumbles from one intense moment to the next as Gantos pieces together the story of his restless final year of high school, his short-lived career as a smuggler, and his time in prison. But running just beneath the action is the story of how Gantos--once he found himself locked up in a small, yellow-walled cell--moved from wanting to be a writer to writing, and how this newfound dedication helped him endure the worst experience of his life
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Gantos, Jack
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3557.A5197
LC item number
Z468 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gantos, Jack
  • Authors, American
  • Ex-convicts
  • Gantos, Jack
  • Authors, American
  • Criminals
  • Authorship
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Hole in my life, Jack Gantos, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 4:20:27
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739360026
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn154296417
  • (OCoLC)154296417
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 62398 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Hole in my life, Jack Gantos, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 4:20:27
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739360026
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • ocn154296417
  • (OCoLC)154296417
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 62398 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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