The book hole in my life is an autobiography of Jack Ganto's life in prison and what lead up to it. Jack was in prison for smuggling marijuana from St. Croix to New York City. He was born in Pennsylvania and him and his family moved around a lot during his childhood up to his near adulthood. When jack was a junior in high school in Florida he moved to Puerto Rico but he could not attend any school there because he did not know Spanish. So jack worked for his father and he gathered up a sum of money and decided it was time to go to school for he had a passion for writing and he wanted to become a writer so then he moved back to Florida where he had some friends he once knew. When jack moved back to the states he stayed with the Bacons and by then he had a serve drinking habit and he became a nuisance and by then the bacons decided they had enough so they kicked jack out of there home. After jack was kicked out of his former living space he moved into a old hotel with a little money. After about a year of staying in that hotel jack moved to St. Croix to help out his fathers dream of starting a construction business and also to find his writing voice. After shortly arriving he found that drugs were everywhere around him and he began to start to smoke a lot of marijuana he also found a gang of black men who where trying to rid the island of white people. The gang where raiding houses and the people starting to get away from St. Croix out of fear. When all of this started to happen this is when jack's family started to use there skill in construction and there specialty was making crates soon after a man approached jack and he put in a order for a false bottom crate so jack agreed to help. When jack and his father where in a bar jack spotted the man named Rik and his father with his natural sense to pick up criminals just by looking at them said that he was a drug dealer and oh was he right. Jack went back to Rik to help him with the false bottom crate and Rik put in some hash into the crate and for payment for jack Rik gave him some hash. Rik offered another job to jack to smuggle some hash and knowing jack's family needed money he agreed to do it. Jack went on a boat with a man named Hamilton which was the captain of this boat that they where using to smuggle the hash. Hamilton could not work the sails himself and that's why jack was hired. Jack was excited to get the hash in so he could get paid so he can have enough money to attend collage to get a writing education so he could fulfill his dream of being a writer some day. After discovering that writing could help him he began to write stories about what happened to him in jail and that helped him by instead of getting out in six years he got out in one in a half years. When jack smuggled the hash back into St. Croix he began to sell the hash and after the first deal he had enough money to attend a good writing collage. Soon after selling all the hash and having some left over while staying in a hotel the FBI find Jack and his accomplice Hamilton but they both escape but not forever. Jack if found out and sent to prison for six years but gets out in one and a half years and for his writing he finally finds his voice.