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Jack Kerouac
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After Me, The Deluge in The Chicago Tribune (28 September 1969)
Jack Kerouac
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The Dharma Bums (1958)


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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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