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Beatific soul : Jack Kerouac on the road

Author: Isaac Gewirtz
Publisher: New York : New York Public Library ; London : in association with Scala Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Published on the occasion of the exhibition Beatific Soul: Jack Kerouac on the Road presented at the New York Public Library ; Humanities and Social Sciences Library ; D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall ; November 9, 2007-March 16, 2008.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isaac Gewirtz
ISBN: 1857594975 9781857594973
OCLC Number: 137313687
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Beatific soul: Jack Kerouac on the road presented at the New York Public Library Humanities and Social Sciences Library D. Samuel and Jeane H. Gottesman Exhibition Hall Nov. 9, 2007-Mar. 18, 2008"--Title page verso.
Description: 207 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: The Beat Generation --
Early life, influences, and writings --
On the Road proto-versions: drafts, fragments, and journals --
On the Road: the scroll and its successors --
The Buddhist Christian --
On writing and the creative act.
Responsibility: Isaac Gewirtz.

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Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the publication of "On the Road" in 1957.  Read more...

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An enlighting and thorough historical review

by FrancoisAlacoque (WorldCat user published 2008-11-27) Excellent Permalink

<h4>Isaac Gewirtz presents a thorough historical review of Kerouac's life in relation to books, manuscripts and photographs from the archive and permanent collection of The New York Public Library.
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