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Jack's book : an oral biography of Jack Kerouac

Author: Barry Gifford; Mauro Hantman
Publisher: Grand Haven, MI : Playway : Brilliance Audio, ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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The fascinating story of Jack Kerouac, 'King of the Beats' and American literary legend, recorded through the voices of his friends and lovers. The authors retraced Kerouac's life and talked with prophets, musicians, poets, socialites and working people who knew him. Some are famous like Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, William Burroughs; some are not. All have contributed to a remarkably vibrant, riveting portrait of a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; Jack Kerouac
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Gifford; Mauro Hantman
ISBN: 9781445849638 1445849631
OCLC Number: 827925980
Notes: "Playaway."
The All-In-One audiobook.
Credits: Performed by Mauro Hantman.
Performer(s): Read by Mauro Hantman.
Description: 1 sound media player (approximately 11 hr., 10 min.) : digital ; 8.5 x 5.5 cm + 1 set earphones, 1 AAA battery, 1 lanyard ; in container
Details: Playaway digital audio book.
Responsibility: Barry Gifford and Lawrence Lee ; read by Mauro Hantman.

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The fascinating story of Jack Kerouac, 'King of the Beats' and American literary legend, recorded through the voices of his friends and lovers. The authors retraced Kerouac's life and talked with prophets, musicians, poets, socialites and working people who knew him. Some are famous like Allen Ginsberg, Gore Vidal, William Burroughs; some are not. All have contributed to a remarkably vibrant, riveting portrait of a life. A unique contribution to our understanding of a generation.

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