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Jack Kerouac, king of the Beats

a portrait

by Barry Miles

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Beat generation -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-323) and index.

    StatementBarry Miles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3521.E735 Z778 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 332 p. ;
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL373598M
    ISBN 10080506043X
    LC Control Number98035289


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