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Satori in Paris and Pic
     

Satori in Paris and Pic

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by Jack Kerouac
 

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Satori in Paris and Pic, two of Jack Kerouac's last novels, showcase the remarkable range and versatility of his mature talent. Satori in Paris is a rollicking autobiographical account of Kerouac's search for his heritage in France, and lands the author in his familiar milieu of seedy bars and all-night conversations. Pic is Kerouac's final novel and one of his

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Satori in Paris and Pic, two of Jack Kerouac's last novels, showcase the remarkable range and versatility of his mature talent. Satori in Paris is a rollicking autobiographical account of Kerouac's search for his heritage in France, and lands the author in his familiar milieu of seedy bars and all-night conversations. Pic is Kerouac's final novel and one of his most unusual. Narrated by ten-year-old Pictorial Review Jackson in a North Carolina vernacular, the novel charts the adventures of Pic and his brother Slim as they travel from the rural South to Harlem in the 1940s.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802130617
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Kerouac, Jack Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
508,464
Product dimensions:
5.41(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American novelist, poet, and painter most closely associated with the Beat Movement of the 1950s. His most famous works include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, and Big Sur, several of which have been adapted into films. In 1959 Kerouac released his collection of poems Mexico City Blues. Few authors can claim as large an influence on American culture as Jack Kerouac and his examinations of youth and rebellion.

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3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Satori in Paris and Pic is one of the best novels Kerouac has written. I recommend it highly.