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Hole In My Life

As a junior in high school, Jack Gantos lived on his own in a hotel in Puerto Rico. As a senior, he rented a room from a couple who sold prosthetic limbs for a living. 

After that his life became more complicated. One thing was certain. He wanted to become a writer. How Jack Gantos goes from being a gangly high school graduate to an award-winning author will surprise you. The trip takes him from Florida to St. Croix to New York to prison. Read Hole in My Life by Jack Gantos for the full story.