Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats, a Portrait. Barry Miles, Jack Kerouac.

Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats, a Portrait

ISBN: 080506043X
New York, NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1998. First American edition. Hardcover. "More than forty years after the publication of On the Road, Jack Kerouac is more read and revered than ever, especially by a new young generation of seekers who weren't even born until after his death in 1969. Why this is so is the subject of Barry Miles's fresh and intimate exploration of the complex man and extraordinary writer who peopled his fiction with such vivid and engaging characters that the real Jack Kerouac got lost amid all the myths and misperceptions."(front flap) A fine & insightful biography of Jack Kerouac by Barry Miles, biographer of William S. Burroughs & Allen Ginsberg, & co-author of the foremost bibliography of early works by WSB which we refer to in our descriptions. First U.S. edition, published the same year as the first UK edition. Book & dust jacket in near mint condition with only very slight smudging to top edge. Near Mint / Near Mint. [Item #1536]

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