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"Hole in My Life" by Jack Gantos is a story of one young man's struggle to become a writer.
"Hole in My Life" is the autobiographical story of Jack Gantos during his younger years. Gantos was a young man with little supervision who led a life that involved many moves and opportunities. This was a life quite unlike those of many other children. Living abroad for part of his childhood, Gantos learned how to navigate the world his own way. Once he returned to the states to finish high school without his parents, however, his lack of focus and his partying nature left him without a permanent home. He used his job at the grocery store to afford a room at the King's Court motel where he lived for the rest of his senior year. He dabbled in drugs, but when his friend Tim came to stay, he...
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