- JackJean-Louis Lefris de Kérouac, 1922–69, U.S. novelist.
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In 1979 I published Desolate Angel/Jack Kerouac, the Beat Generation, and America.Kerouac Biographer Gets Back on the Road
October 2, 2014
Kerouac, Ginsberg, and Neal Cassady came through for the booze, and Cassady actually died in SMA in 1968.The Second Life of San Miguel de Allende
February 26, 2014
“I cannot write my native language and have no native home any more,” Kerouac wrote in 1950.
Despite, or perhaps because of, his anxiety over language, Kerouac developed an insatiable appetite for books.
In her kitchen hangs a sign that advertises pea soup, which she used to feed Kerouac.
Instead I went up to my room and worked on my Kerouac paper.
I worked on my Beat paper all the next day at home, reading the Kerouac and surfing the Xnet.
- Jack, real name Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac. 1922–69, US novelist and poet of the Beat Generation. His works include On the Road (1957) and Big Sur (1962)
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