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Jack Kerouac, king of the Beats : a portrait

Author: Barry Miles
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Paints an unflattering portrait of Kerouac but is particularly good at exploring Kerouac's complex relationships with other Beat writers and illuminating the cultural and historical contexts surrounding the Beat movement.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Miles
ISBN: 080506043X 9780805060430 0805060448 9780805060447
OCLC Number: 39546166
Description: xviii, 332 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lowell --
Columbia University --
The beat generation --
115th Street commune --
Notes from underground --
On the Road --
Visions of Neal --
Mexico City --
All life is sorrowful --
The king of the beatniks --
Madman, bum and angel --
Good Ol' Boy.
Responsibility: Barry Miles.
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Paints an unflattering portrait of Kerouac but is particularly good at exploring Kerouac's complex relationships with other Beat writers and illuminating the cultural and historical contexts surrounding the Beat movement.

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