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Memory babe : a critical biography of Jack Kerouac

Author: Gerald Nicosia
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, 1986, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the American author describing his life and work.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Nicosia
ISBN: 0140580166 9780140580167 0140167854 9780140167856
OCLC Number: 13544228
Description: 767 pages : portrait ; 20 cm
Contents: Book One 1922-1946 --
The trademark of a Breton --
The ruins of Pearl Harbor --
The sound of New York --
Wolfeans and black priests --
Book Two 1947-1955 --
Metamorphosis --
Slow boat to China --
The sponsors of waste --
More day to dawn --
The footsteps of the bard --
Double vision --
Book Three 1956-1969 --
Clowns in a circus of power --
"The obsessive violence of Rimbaud" and "The raveled nerve-ends of Huysmans" --
The ghosts of Northport --
Jack's last tape --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gerald Nicosia.

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A biography of the American author describing his life and work.

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