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Visions of Gerard

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Unique among Jack Kerouac's novels, Visions of Gerard focuses on the scenes and sensations of childhood--the wisdom, anguish, intensity, innocence, evil, insight, suffering, delight, and shock--as they were revealed in the short tragic-happy life of his saintly brother, Gerard. Set in Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, it is an unsettling, beautiful, and sad exploration of the meaning and precariousness  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
Visions of Gerard.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1991
(OCoLC)632053916
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 0140144528 9780140144529
OCLC Number: 22710206
Notes: Originally published in 1963.
Description: 130 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.
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"Unique among Jack Kerouac's novels, Visions of Gerard focuses on the scenes and sensations of childhood--the wisdom, anguish, intensity, innocence, evil, insight, suffering, delight, and shock--as they were revealed in the short tragic-happy life of his saintly brother, Gerard. Set in Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, it is an unsettling, beautiful, and sad exploration of the meaning and precariousness of existence."--Page 4 of cover.

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