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Jack Kerouac's American journey : the real-life odyssey of On the road

Author: Paul Maher
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Kerouac scholar traces the true adventures behind the twentieth century classic novel and discusses the real-life inspirations for the novel's memorable characters.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maher, Paul, 1963-
Jack Kerouac's American journey.
New York : Thunder's Mouth Press ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2007
(OCoLC)649855337
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Maher
ISBN: 9781560259916 1560259914
OCLC Number: 154673978
Description: xxiii, 296 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Before the road --
First trip on the road, June 1947-October 1947 --
Back home --
"I am a hoodlum and a saint" --
Hudson Hornet --
On the road developments --
Spring in New York --
It is written.
Responsibility: Paul Maher, Jr.
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A Kerouac scholar traces the true adventures behind the twentieth century classic novel and discusses the real-life inspirations for the novel's memorable characters.

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