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Big Sur - 92 edition

Big Sur (ISBN10: 0140168125; ISBN13: 9780140168129)
ISBN13: 978-0140168129
ISBN10: 0140168125

Summary: Big Sur's a humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a superior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative, a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplishedothers crack up. Here we meet San Francisco's poets and recognize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road. Jack Kerouac was a 'writer,' as his great peer W.S. Burroughs says, and here at the peak of his suffering humorous genius he wrote t
hrough his misery to end with 'Sea,' a brilliant poem appended, on the hallucinatory sounds of the Pacific Ocean at Big Sur.Allen Ginsberg
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Summary: Big Sur's a humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a superior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative, a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplishedothers crack up. Here we meet San Francisco's poets and recognize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road. Jack Kerouac was a 'writer,' as his great peer W.S. Burroughs says, and here at the peak of his suffering humorous genius he wrote through his misery to end with 'Sea,' a brilliant poem appended, on the hallucinatory sounds of the Pacific Ocean at Big Sur.Allen Ginsberg ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 92
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Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 1992
International: No



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