Lonesome Traveler

Lonesome Traveler

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by Jack Kerouac
     
 

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In his first frankly autobiographical work, Jack Kerouac tells the exhilarating story fo the years when he was writing th books that captivated and infuriated the public, restless years of wandering during which he worked as a railway brakeman in California, a steward on a tramp steamer, and a fire lookout on the crest of Desolation Peak in the Cascde Mountains.See more details below

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In his first frankly autobiographical work, Jack Kerouac tells the exhilarating story fo the years when he was writing th books that captivated and infuriated the public, restless years of wandering during which he worked as a railway brakeman in California, a steward on a tramp steamer, and a fire lookout on the crest of Desolation Peak in the Cascde Mountains.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times Book Review
"Kerouac's nerve-ends vs. the universe, [with] flashes of poetry, truth, daffiness."
The New Yorker
"...jazzy impressionistic prose."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802130747
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Kerouac, Jack Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
581,475
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.52(d)

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Allen Ginsberg
"Jack Kerouac, new Buddha of American prose, who spit forth intelligence... creating a spontaneous bop prosody and original classic literature."

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