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Visions of Kerouac

Kenneth McGoogan

Visions of Kerouac

a novel of the Beat Generation, the nineteen-sixties, psychedelic San Francisco, deviltry on the road, dharma bums in the Rockies, the Jungian self, drink, drugs, the French connection, and the quest for great walking sainthood, revised and introduced by the author

by Kenneth McGoogan

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Published by Willow Avenue Books in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKen McGoogan.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 285 p.
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22762402M
ISBN 109780978404802

About Visions of Gerard “My best most serious sad and true book yet.” —Jack Kerouac “His life ended when he was nine and the nuns of St. Louis de France Parochial School were at his bedside to take down his dying workds becase they’d heard his astonishing revelations of heaven delivered in catechism on no more encouragement than it was his turn to speak”.   Visions of Cody Item Preview remove-circle Visions of Cody by Kerouac, Jack, ; Ginsberg, Allen, ot. Publication date Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print :

"Visions of Cody is Kerouac's fascinating examination of his own New York life, in a collection of colorful stream-of-consciousness essays. Transcribing taped conversations between members of their group as they took drugs and drank, this book reveals an intimate portrait of people caught up in destructive relationships with substances, and one Seller Rating: % positive. Written in a matter of weeks just after Christmas and published in , Visions of Gerard—“my best most serious sad and true book yet”—is a meditation on Kerouac’s older brother, who died at age nine of rheumatic fever, and who became for him an emblem of innocence and saintliness. As he delves into memories of early childhood.

About Jack Kerouac. Jack Kerouac (), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody. VISIONS OF CODY. Kerouac wrote Visions of Cody between October and April , in New York and San Francisco. Although he considered Visions of Cody to be his masterwork, a view now shared by most Kerouac scholars, Allen Ginsberg, on first reading the book in , declared it "a holy mess" and.


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