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Kerouac, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Poets 2003

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Two young men search for Truth the Zen way in California and Washington State.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 1986

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Kerouac, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: 1999

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Poetry was at the center of Jack Kerouac's sense of mission as a writer. This landmark edition brings together for the first time all Kerouac's major poetic works--Mexico City Blues, The Scripture of the Golden Eternity, Book of Blues, Poems All Sizes, Old Angel Midnight, Book of Haikus--along with a rich assortment of his uncollected poems, six published here for the first time. He wrote...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2012

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: The author reads his poetry. Includes previously unpublished "Washington D.C. Blues" and some tracks of Jack singing the swing thing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rykodisc 1999

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: In On the Road and other iconic works, Jack Kerouac created a quintessentially American voice and a revolutionary prose style. This remarkable gathering of previously unpublished writings reveals as neverbefore the extraordinary literary journey that led to his phenomenal success a journey with deep roots inthe language and culture of Kerouac's French Canadian childhood. Edited and published...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2016

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Though raised Catholic, in the early 1950s Jack Kerouac became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that would have a profound impact on his ideas of spirituality and their expression in his writing. Published for the first time in book form, this is Kerouac's retelling of the story of Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who as a young man abandoned his wealthy family and comfortable home for a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2008

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Part of "The Duluoz Legend, a multivolume autobiographical saga recording the major events of the author's life"--Page 761.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2015

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2003

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Kerouac, Jack

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 1990

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Kerouac, Jack.

Summary: A young man searches for meaning, creates art, and grapples with fame as he traverses the stomping grounds of the Beat Generation-from Mexico City to Manhattan-in Jack Kerouac's semi-autobiographical novel This urgently paced yet deeply introspective novel closely tracks On the Road author Jack Kerouac's own life. Jack Duluoz journeys from the Cascade Mountains to San Francisco, Mexico City,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Open Road Media 2016

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Kerouac, Jack.

Summary: Kerouac's quintessential novel of America and the Beat Generation On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin USA, Inc. 1976

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: The novella, set in Galloway, a fictionalized version of Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, the coming-of-age story of Peter Martin-a character based on the author's recently departed friend Sebastian Sampas-tackles the pressing issues of the day. At home in the working-class town the summer before his sophomore year at Boston College, Peter finds himself conflicted. Like many...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: "In late 1944, under rather mysterious circumstances, aspiring writer Jack Kerouac lost a novella-length manuscript titled The Haunted Life. Set in Galloway, a fictionalized version of Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, the coming-of-age story of Peter Martin-a character based on the author's recently departed friend Sebastian Sampas-tackles the pressing issues of the day. At home in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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Kerouac, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 1990

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Kerouac, Jack

Contents: The legend of Duluoz -- Poetry -- On spontaneous prose -- The modern spontaneous method -- On Bop and the Beat Generation -- On Buddhism -- Selected letters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2007

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Presents selections of poetry by the beat poet, Jack Kerouac.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Verve 1997

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Kerouac, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 1999

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Coming down from his carefree youth and unwanted fame, Jack Kerouac undertakes a mature confrontation of some of his most troubling emotional issues: a burgeoning problem with alcoholism, addiction, fear, and insecurity. He dutifully records his ever-changing states of consciousness, which culminate in a powerful religious experience. Big Sur was written some time after Jack Kerouac's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1992

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Kerouac, Jack

Contents: American haikus -- Hard hearted old farmer -- The last hotel & some of Dharma -- Poems from the unpublished 'book of blues' -- Old western movies -- Conclustion of the railroad earth.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Rhino Records 1990

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: "In 1951, it was suggested to Jack Kerouac by his friend Ed White that he "sketch in the streets like a painter but with words." In August of the following year, Kerouac began writing down prose poem "sketches" in small notebooks that he kept in the breast pockets of his shirts. For two years he recorded travels, observations, and meditations on art and life as he moved across America and down...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2006

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Kerouac, Jack

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2000

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: The first collection of letters between the two leading figures of the Beat movement. Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg are the most celebrated names of the Beat Generation, linked together not only by their shared artistic sensibility but also by a deep and abiding friendship, one that colored their lives and greatly influenced their writing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2010

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Kerouac, Jack

Summary: Features the complete recorded works, many released for the first time, of "beat generation" writer and poet Jack Kerouac.

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Publisher / Publication Date: [Rhino Records] 1990

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