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Hole in My Life

Hole in My Life( )
Author: Gantos, Jack
ISBN:978-0-09-947587-3
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Random House Australia
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $22.99
Book Description:

Becoming a writer the hard way . . . Jack Gantos had a peripatetic childhood around the US and the Caribbean. At 18 years old, he was doing a dead-end job on a Caribbean island, looking for adventure and a way to fund himself through university. When he was offered $10,000 to sail a boatload of drugs to New York, he jumped at it. It resulted in a year in a federal prison - and a lot of thinking time. In prison, Jack discovered the library where he was able to indulge his passion for...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Juvenile Nonfiction / Law & Crime
Juvenile Nonfiction / Language Arts / Composition & Creative Writing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.5 cm
Book Weight:0.16 Kilograms
Author Biography
Gantos, Jack (Author)
Jack Gantos was born in Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania on July 2, 1951. He received a BFA and a MA from Emerson College. While in college, he and an illustrator friend, Nicole Rubel, began working on picture books. After a series of rejections, they published their first book, Rotten Ralph, in 1976. His other books include Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, which won the 2012 Newbery Medal. His memoir, Hole in My Life, won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert Honors. Jack's follow-up to Hole in My Life is The Trouble in Me He also teaches courses in children's book writing and children's literature. He dev.eloped the master's degree program in children's book writing at Emerson College and the Vermont College M.F.A. program for children's book writers.

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