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Big Sur

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Series: Penguin modern classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Classic fiction. Unmistakably autobiographical, this book is a moving account of a man coming to terms with his own myth, his own talent and his uncontrollable, unrelenting, self-destructive life. Now approaching middle-age, Jack Duluoz retreats to California to escape the pressures of his fame.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 9780141198255 0141198257
OCLC Number: 762988744
Notes: Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1962; London: André Deutsch, 1963.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin modern classics
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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In 1960 Jack Kerouac was near breaking point. Driven mad by constant press attention in the wake of the publication of On the Road, he needed to get away to solitude again or die, so he withdrew to a  Read more...

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Kerouac's grittiest novel... sensual and uninhibited The New York Times Stunning and vivid Sunday Times

 
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