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Kerouac

[ker-oo-ak] /ˈkɛr uˌæk/
noun
1.
Jack (Jean-Louis Lefris de Kérouac) 1922–69, U.S. novelist.
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  • Instead I went up to my room and worked on my Kerouac paper.

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  • I worked on my Beat paper all the next day at home, reading the Kerouac and surfing the Xnet.

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Kerouac

/ˈkɛrʊˌæk/
noun
1.
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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