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The subterraneans

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, ©1958.
Series: Evergreen book, E-99.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written over the course of three days and three nights, The Subterraneans was generated out of the same ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced another one of Kerouac's early classic, On The Road. Centering on the tempestous breakup of Leo Percepied and Mardou Fox--two denizens of the 1950s San Francsico underground--The Subterraneans is a tale of dark alleys and dark rooms,of artists, of visionaries, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Dust jackets (Binding)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 0802131867 9780802131867
OCLC Number: 285385
Notes: A novel.
"Published in three editions [i.e. issues]: An evergreen book (E-99), a hard bound edition, a specially bound limited edition of 100 numbered copies"--Title page verso.
Description: 111 pages ; 21 cm
Series Title: Evergreen book, E-99.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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Written over the course of three days and three nights, The Subterraneans was generated out of the same ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced another one of Kerouac's early classic, On The Road. Centering on the tempestous breakup of Leo Percepied and Mardou Fox--two denizens of the 1950s San Francsico underground--The Subterraneans is a tale of dark alleys and dark rooms,of artists, of visionaries, and adventures existing outside mainstream America's field of vision. -p.4 of cover.

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"The first clear development of the American Romantic prose since Hemingway, Kerouac's writing is full of mad sex, comedy, widescreen travel writing, and long lyrical evocations of American childhood Read more...

 
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