July 6, 2018
Road Novels 1957-1960
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher:
A collector's edition of five works by the late Beat Generation classic writer combines the eminent "On the Road" with the novels, "The Dharma Bums," "The Subterraneans," "Tristessa," and "Lonesome Traveler."
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Excerpts and passages from the personal diaries of the great Beat writer chronicle a pivotal era in Kerouac's life, describing the creation of his first novel, The Town and City; his special friendships with Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady; and his own take on the events described
The Dharma Bums
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Penguin
During the 1950s the search for Buddhist truths takes two young Bohemians through a series of bizarre experiences in California
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12-01 - Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Written over the course of three days and three nights, The Subterraneans was generated out of the same kind of ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced another one of Kerouac's early classics, On The Road. Centering around the tempestuous breakup of Leo Percepied and Mardou Fox—two denizens of the 1950s