On the Road with Jack Kerouac in Hyannis. Ann Charters, Jack Kerouac.
On the Road with Jack Kerouac in Hyannis
On the Road with Jack Kerouac in Hyannis

On the Road with Jack Kerouac in Hyannis

Coventry, England: beat Scene Press, 2017. Limited First Edition Thus. Stapled Wrappers. "Fifty years ago I wrote this letter to Sam Charters as a way of sorting out my complex and contradictory impressions of Kerouac after he invited me to spend two days with him and his mother on Cape Cod...the events in this letter are the basis of the simplified account of my visit to Kerouac included in chapter 34 of my biography Kerouac (Straight Arrow, SF: 1973)." (from introduction) The full text of a letter written by Ann Charters, the earliest biographer & among the first bibliographers of Jack Kerouac- one of the foremost scholars of the Father of the Beat Generation, & the very few who actually met him in person during his short & bedeviled lifetime. After originally appearing in a 2017 issue of The Journal of Beat Studies, this is one of a limited edition of 125 hand-numbered copies published during August of that year. This is copy No. 24/125. A beautiful production, No. 61 in the series of chapbooks published by Kevin Ring's Beat Scene Press, the publisher of Beat Scene magazine, the indispensable resource that always upholds its motto, "This Is The Beat Generation," of which many issues (along with many other chapbooks in this series) are still available at Third Mind Books. A very significant Charters-Kerouac collectible destined, as all in the series, for ever-greater rarity & value. In very fine condition with only a few tiny bumps at edges & corners of front, back covers, stapled spine & flaps; otherwise substantially as-new inside & out. Very Fine. [Item #3694]

Price: $35.00