Written some time after his best-known works, Big Sur follows Jack Kerouac’s comedown from his carefree youth and unwanted fame, presenting his mature confrontation of some of his most troubling emotional issues.
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About Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922 and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969. Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody.
Published by Penguin Books Apr 26, 2011| 224 Pages| 5-1/8 x 7-3/4| ISBN 9780143119234