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The Basketball Diaries Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Bobby Blake - This person is a junkie who performs ridiculous, illegal acts such as robbing Gussie's.

Mr. Bluster - This influential person works at a Catholic private school.

Brian Browning - This character is one of two people who rent the apartment that serves as headquarters--the local junkie hangout.

Jim Carroll - As this character's addiction to drugs grows, this person starts to commit more crimes and play basketball less.

Carroll's Father - This adult supports the war and opposes his son's long hair.

Carroll's Mother - This person finds...

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