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Born: September 17, 1935

Died: November 10, 2001 (aged 66)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist

Bio: 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.

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We work in the dark — we do what we can — we give what we have. Our doubt is our passion and our passion is our task. The rest is the madness of art.

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