Windblown World: The Journals of Jack Kerouac 1947-1954

Type
Book
Authors
ISBN 10
0670033413 
ISBN 13
9780670033416 
Category
Biographies & Memoirs  [ Browse Items ]
Edition
First Edition 
Publication Year
2004 
Publisher
Pages
432 
Tags
Authors, Beat Generation, United States, Politics & Social Sciences 
Abstract
 
Description
Jack Kerouac is best known through the image he put forth in his autobiographical novels. Yet it is only his private journals, in which he set down the raw material of his life and thinking, that reveal to us the real Kerouac. In Windblown World, distinguished Americanist Douglas Brinkley has gathered a selection of journal entries from the most pivotal period of Kerouac’s life, 1947 to 1954. Here is Kerouac as a hungry young writer finishing his first novel while forging crucial friendships with Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. Truly a self-portrait of the artist as a young man, this unique and indispensable volume is sure to become an integral element of the Beat oeuvre. 
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