The Dharma Bums
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- Sales Rank:5,072,944
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Media:Audio Cassette
- Number Of Items:2
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):7.1 x 4.4 x 0.8
- Publication Date:November 1991
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One of his most powerful works, Kerouac's autobiographical novel concerning a pair of wanderers who are searching for the ultimate meaning of life. 2 cassettes.
One of the best and most popular of Kerouac's autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums is based on experiences the writer had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after he'd become interested in Buddhism's spiritual mode of understanding. One of the book's main characters, Japhy Ryder, is based on the real poet Gary Snyder, who was a close friend and whose interest in Buddhism influenced Kerouac. This book is a must-read for any serious Kerouac fan.
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