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Visions of Gerard
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Visions of Gerard

Jack Kerouac

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Tristessa
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Tristessa

Jack Kerouac

Written in two installments during visits Kerouac made to Mexico in 1955 and 1956, this novel is a portrait of a young prostitute destroying herself in the squalid drug underworld of Mexico City. Here, in the characteristic voice...

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Mexico City Blues
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Mexico City Blues

Jack Kerouac

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The Haunted Life: and Other Writings
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The Haunted Life: and Other Writings

Jack Kerouac, Todd Tietchen

A Jack Kerouac novella long believed lost, published in full for the first time, with period sketches, notes, reflections, and correspondence

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Scripture of the Golden Eternity
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Scripture of the Golden Eternity

Jack Kerouac

These meditations, zen koans, and prose poems express Kerouac's beatific trip to peace and joy through oneness with the universal.

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The Town and the City
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The Town and the City

Jack Kerouac, Douglas Brinkley

A coming of age story, which draws on the author's New England childhood.

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Lonesome Traveler
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Lonesome Traveler

Jack Kerouac

The author roams the US, Mexico, Morocco, Paris and London, Kerouac records, in prose of pure poetry, life on the road. In this book, he reveals both the endless diversity of human life and his own high-spirited philosophy of...

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The Dharma Bums
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The Dharma Bums

Jack Kerouac, Ann Douglas

Follows two young men engaged in a passionate search for dharma or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen way, which takes them climbing into the high sierras to seek the lesson of solitude.

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Big Sur

Jack Kerouac

In 1960 Jack Kerouac was near breaking point. Driven mad by constant press attention in the wake of the publication of On the Road, he needed to get away to solitude again or die, so he withdrew to a cabin in Big Sur on the...

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Piers of the Homeless Night
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Piers of the Homeless Night

Jack Kerouac

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac

Sal Paradise, young and innocent, joins the slightly crazed Dean Moriarty on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their hedonistic search for release or fulfilment through drink, sex, drugs and...

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac, Ann Charters

Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search for release or fulfilment...

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Study guide On the road by Jack Kerouac (in-depth literary analysis and complete summary)
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Study guide On the road by Jack Kerouac (in-depth literary analysis and complete summary)

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac

Simplified Chinese edition of On the Road

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Maggie Cassidy
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Maggie Cassidy

Jack Kerouac

A touching autobiographical novel of adolescent love in a New England mill town, Maggie Cassidy is a remarkable, bittersweet evocation of the awkwardness and the joy of growing up in America. Each book by Jack Kerouac in unique,...

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Big Sur
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Big Sur

Jack Kerouac

Kerouac's best book - San Fransisco Chronicle Big Sur's a humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac ... a synthesis of Proust, Celine, Thomas Wolfe, Hemingway, Genet, Thelonious...

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Old Angel Midnight
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Old Angel Midnight

Jack Kerouac, Ann Charters, Michael McClure

Jack Kerouac says, 'Old Angel Midnight is only the beginning of a lifelong work in multilingual sound, representing the haddalda-babra of babbling world tongues coming in thru my window at midnight . . . The only book I've ever...

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The Subterraneans
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The Subterraneans

Jack Kerouac, Ann Douglas

The Subterraneans haunt the bars and clubs of San Francisco, surviving on a diet of booze and benzedrine, Proust and Verlaine. Living amongst them is Leo, an aspiring writer, and Mardou, half-Indian, half-Negro, beautiful and...

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Maggie Cassidy
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Maggie Cassidy

Jack Kerouac

A tale of teenage romance in New England. It features the story of Jack and Maggie who are in love with the idea of being in love, looking ahead to marriage with hope and trepidation. It captures the intensity and the ordinariness...

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Scheda libro Sulla strada di Jack Kerouac (analisi letteraria di riferimento e riassunto completo)
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Scheda libro Sulla strada di Jack Kerouac (analisi letteraria di riferimento e riassunto completo)

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Big Sur
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Big Sur

Jack Kerouac

In a thinly veiled autobiographical account of his time in Big Sur at the cabin of Lawrence Ferlinghetti and with friends in San Francisco-among them fellow iconoclasts Neal Cassady, Gary Snyder, and Alan Watts-Kerouac chronicles...

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Level 5: On the Road Book and MP3 Pack
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Level 5: On the Road Book and MP3 Pack

Jack Kerouac

Contemporary / American English One of the most famous American books of the century. Love, jazz, and excitement! These are all part of Sal Paradise's adventures on the road with wild friend Dean Moriarty, and their crazy...

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac, Matt Dillon, Audible Studios

Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search for release or fulfilment...

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac, Matt Dillon, Audible Studios

Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search for release or fulfilment...

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Kerouac: Selected Letters
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Kerouac: Selected Letters

Jack Kerouac, Ann Charters

The letters in this volume, written between 1940 and 1956, offer valuable insights onto Kerouac's family life, friendships, travels, love affairs, and literary apprenticeship. They also provide accounts of the events that inspired...

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Visions of Cody
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Visions of Cody

Jack Kerouac

Offers an examination of the author's own New York life. Transcribing taped conversations between members of their group as they took drugs and drank, this book reveals a portrait of people caught up in destructive relationships...

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Satori in Paris
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Satori in Paris

Jack Kerouac

A semi-autobiographical tale of Kerouac's own trip to France, to trace his ancestors and explore his own understanding of the Buddhism that came to define his beliefs.

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Vanity of Duluoz
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Vanity of Duluoz

Jack Kerouac

Presents the author's high school experiences as a sporting jock in Massachusetts and his time at Columbia University on a football scholarship.

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Doctor Sax
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Doctor Sax

Jack Kerouac

Presents an autobiographical account of the author's growing up in Lowell, Massachusetts, told through his fictional alter ego Jack Duluoz, he mingles real people and events with fantastical figures to capture the accents, scents,...

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Big Sur
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Big Sur

Jack Kerouac

Big Sur was written some time after Kerouac's best-known work, following a visit to northern California and the first ravages of midlife crisis. The book reveals Kerouac's burgeoning problem with alcoholism, the mental duress...

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The Haunted Life
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The Haunted Life

Jack Kerouac

Peter Martin, a college track star determined to idle away what he knows will be one of his last innocent summers in his tranquil New England home town. But with the war escalating in Europe and his two closest friends both...

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Wake Up: A Life of the Buddha
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Wake Up: A Life of the Buddha

Jack Kerouac, Robert Thurman

In the early 1950s, Kerouac became fascinated with Buddhism, an interest that would have an impact on his ideas of spirituality. As a compendium of the teachings of the Buddha, Wake Up is a profound meditation on the nature of...

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The Sea is My Brother: The Lost Novel
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The Sea is My Brother: The Lost Novel

Jack Kerouac

Lost during the author's lifetime, it is an intense portrait of friendship and brotherhood and a meditation on the desire to escape society, following the fortunes of two men as they impulsively decide to work their passage on the...

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Lonesome Traveler
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Lonesome Traveler

Jack Kerouac

The author roams the US, Mexico, Morocco, Paris and London, Kerouac records, in prose of pure poetry, life on the road. In this book, he reveals both the endless diversity of human life and his own high-spirited philosophy of...

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac, Ann Charters

Japanese edition of On the Road, the Kerouac classic that transformed the landscape of American youth culture and inspired the movement of the Beat generation. It is one of the most important literary works of the century. In...

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The Portable Jack Kerouac
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The Portable Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac, Ann Charters

Jack Kerouac is one of the most widely read and profoundly influential writers in the American canon. This one-volume omnibus, planned by the author himself before his death and completed by his biographer, is a rich and potent...

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 Read reviewAnd the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks

Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs

In 1944, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, then still unknown writers, were both arrested following a murder: one of their friends had stabbed another and then come to them for advice - neither had told the police.

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Scattered Poems
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Scattered Poems

Jack Kerouac

Poetic gems from the author of On the Road and The Dharma Bums.

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On the Road: The Original Scroll
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On the Road: The Original Scroll

Jack Kerouac, Howard Cunnell, George Mouratidis, Joshua Kupetz, Penny Vlagopoulos

Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search for release or fulfilment...

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Desolation Angels
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Desolation Angels

Jack Kerouac

Tells the story of the legendary road trip that Jack Kerouac took before the publication of On the Road , told through the persona of Jack Duluoz and accompanied by his thinly-disguised Beat cohorts Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso...

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On the Road
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On the Road

Jack Kerouac

The classic novel that epitomizes the Beat Generation. Portrays a spontaneous and wandering way of life founded on jazz and drugs.

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The Dharma Bums
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The Dharma Bums

Jack Kerouac, Ann Douglas

Presents the story of two men engaged in a passionate search for Dharma or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen Way, which takes them climbing into the High Sierras to seek the lesson of solitude.

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Mexico City Blues
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Mexico City Blues

Jack Kerouac

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The Sea Is My Brother (Expanded Critical Edition): The Lost Novel
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The Sea Is My Brother (Expanded Critical Edition): The Lost Novel

Jack Kerouac, Dawn M Ward

The first major work by Jack Kerouac- written during his stint as a Merchant Marine and never before published in its entirety.

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Sioc Maidine | Morning Frost: Haiku
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Sioc Maidine | Morning Frost: Haiku

Jack Kerouac, Gabriel Rosenstock

For Jack Kerouac the heart of the haiku was the objective beautiful sad ungraspable world as it is . Translated for the first time into Irish, Kerouac's poems are presented in a facing-page English- and Irish-language edition.

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Sioc Maidine / Morning Frost: Haiku
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Sioc Maidine / Morning Frost: Haiku

Jack Kerouac, Gabriel Rosenstock

For Jack Kerouac the heart of the haiku was the objective beautiful sad ungraspable world as it is. Translated for the first time into Irish, Kerouacs poems are presented in a facing-page English and Irish language edition.

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Jack Kerouac: Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur
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Jack Kerouac: Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur

Jack Kerouac, Todd Tietchen

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