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By Jack Kerouac

ISBN-10: 0399503854

ISBN-13: 9780399503856

ISBN-10: 1573225053

ISBN-13: 9781573225052

A younger guy searches for that means, creates artwork, and grapples with reputation during this semiautobiographical Beat new release vintage via the writer of On the Road.

This urgently paced but deeply introspective novel heavily tracks Jack Kerouac’s personal lifestyles. Jack Duluoz trips from the Cascade Mountains to San Francisco, Mexico urban, long island, and Tangier. whereas operating as a fireplace lookout on Desolation top within the Cascades, Duluoz contemplates his internal void and the distressing isolation as a result of his younger feel of experience. In Tangier he suffers an analogous feeling of desperation in the course of an opium overdose, and in Mexico urban he meets up with a morphine-addicted thinker and seeks an antidote to his solitude in a whorehouse.

As in Kerouac’s different novels, Desolation Angels incorporates a energetic solid of pseudonymous types of his fellow Beat poets, together with William S. Burroughs (as Bull Hubbard), Neal Cassady (as Cody Pomeray), and Allen Ginsberg (as Irwin Garden). Duluoz attracts readers into the pains and tribulations of those literary iconoclasts—from drug-fueled writing frenzies and alcoholic self-realizations to frenetic overseas highway journeys and tumultuous amorous affairs. reaching literary good fortune comes with its personal outcomes although, as Duluoz and his acquaintances needs to face the scrutiny that incorporates emerging to the nationwide stage.

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