Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist

Biography: Kenneth Elton Ken Kesey was an American author, best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, and as a counter-cultural figure who considered himself a link between the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the hippies of the 1960s. I was too young to be a beatnik, and too old to be a hippie, Kesey said in a 1999 interview with Robert K. Elder.

Source/Notes: "A 1992 New York Interview with Ken Kesey" by Lawrence Gerald
Source/Notes: As quoted by Tom Wolfe in The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) Ch. 1

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Source/Notes: Interview, September 13, 1992, by Todd Brendan Fahey, "Ken Kesey: The Far Gone Interview"

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