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Jack Kerouac
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Road novels 1957-1960 (2007 edition), Hubsta Ltd
Jack Kerouac
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Belief & Technique For Modern Prose: List of Essentials in a letter to Don Allen (1958); published in Heaven & Other Poems (1977)
Jack Kerouac
Source/Notes:
Belief & Technique For Modern Prose: List of Essentials in a letter to Don Allen (1958); published in Heaven & Other Poems (1977)
Jack Kerouac
Source/Notes:
Belief & Technique For Modern Prose: List of Essentials in a letter to Don Allen (1958); published in Heaven & Other Poems (1977)


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Jack Kerouac
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Born: March 12, 1922

Died: October 21, 1969 (aged 47)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Novelist, poet, painter

Bio: Jean-Louis Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous method of writing, covering topics such as Catholic spirituality, jazz, promiscuity, Buddhism, drugs, poverty, and travel.

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