Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac; March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation.
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Satori in Paris by Jack Kerouac by Jack Kerouac
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This semiautobiographical tale of Kerouacs own trip to France to trace his ancestors and explore his own understanding of the Buddhism that came to define his beliefs contains some of Kerouacs most lyrical descriptions. From his reports of the strangers he meets and the allnight conversations he enjoys in seedy bars in Paris and Brittany to the moment in a cab he experiences Buddhisms satori a feeling of sudden awakening Kerouacs affecting and revolutionary writing transports the re  read more
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Vanity of Duluoz by Jack Kerouac by Jack Kerouac
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The tale of Kerouacs alterego Vanity of Duluoz presents Jack Duluozs high school experiences as a sporting jock in Massachusetts and his time at Columbia University on a football scholarship. Just as Jacks glamorous new adult life begins so does World War II and he joins the US Navy to travel the world. As Jack experiences more he realizes the limits of his former plans and returns to New York at the start of the Beat movement to a riot of drugs sex and writing. Vanity of Duluoz was Ke  read more
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Lonesome Traveler by Jack Kerouac by Jack Kerouac
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A timeless travelogue from the leading light of the Beat Generation Jack Kerouacs Lonesome Traveller is a jubilant celebration of human discovery published in Penguin Modern Classics. As he roams the US Mexico Morocco Paris and London Kerouac records in prose of pure poetry life on the road. Standing on the engine of a train as it rushes past fields of prickly cactus witnessing his first bullfight in Mexico while high on opium catching up with the beat nightlife in New York burying  read more
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Maggie Cassidy by Jack Kerouac
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by William S. Burroughs, Jack Kerouac
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The legendary novel whose true events inspired the film KILL YOUR DARLINGS In the summer of 1944, a shocking murder rocked the fledgling Beats. William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, both still unknown, we inspired by the crime to collaborate on a novel, a hard-boiled tale of bohemian New York during World War II, full of drugs and art, obsession and brutality, with scenes and characters drawn from their own lives. Finally published after more than sixty years, this is a captivating read, and incomparable literary artifact, and a window into the lives and art of two of the twentieth century s most influential writers."  read more
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On the Road: The Original Scroll (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Jack Kerouac, George Mouratidis, Penny Vlagopoulos
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Satori in Paris: Modern Classic (Flamingo Modern Classics) by Jack Kerouac
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Maggie Cassidy (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jack Kerouac
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A tale of teenage romance in New England. It features the story of Jack and Maggie who are in love with the idea of being in love, looking ahead to marriage with hope and trepidation. It captures the intensity and the ordinariness of adolescent life, with its torments and complications. It also discusses about growing up in America.  read more
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Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac
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Doctor Sax by Jack Kerouac
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1959. 245 pages. White dust jacket with black lettering over black cloth. Clean pages with firm binding. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Mild wear to spine, board edges and corners. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear to edges and corners. Mild tanning to spine and edges. Mild soiling to DJ.  read more
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Pull my daisy (Evergreen original) by Jack Kerouac
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1961. 38 pages. White pictorial card cover. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Sunning to spine and edges.  read more
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