The Yearbook. MCMLXVIII
NY, Trinity School, 1968. The yearbook of Trinity School for Jim Carroll's senior year in high school. With only 30-some seniors in the then-all boys' school, each senior was given a whole page, including a formal portrait, a candid shot, a paragraph write-up of the student's strength(s), and a list of his extra-curricular activities. Carroll's writeup includes that he is "the first of the class of '68 to be published" and that he has "a surprise friendship with the 'Beat' poet Allen Ginsberg." Among his extra-curricular activities is, of course, his four years on the basketball team, of which he was captain in his senior year and "an annual 'All-Ivy' choice." There are at least three other photographs of Carroll in the yearbook and in addition there are senior pages for four of Carroll's friends who appear under aliases in The Basketball Diaries. Cloth torn on the front cover; overall very good. A scarce publication: with only 30+ seniors, it's likely that the overall print run for the yearbook would have been under 200, and perhaps under 100. We have never seen another offered for sale before. [#032749] SOLD

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