THE SUBTERRANEANS by Jack Kerouac /1st Edition
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- Seller:BillyBoy Books
- Sales Rank:6,713,716
- Language:English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):0.3
- Dimensions (in):6.9 x 4.1 x 0.5
- Publication Date:1966
- BEAT GENERATION
- SAN FRANCISCO
- FIRST EDITION
Here for your delectation is the SPECTACULAR & RARE------------------THE SUBTERRANEANS by Jack Kerouac.
The Subterraneans haunt the bars and clubs of San Francisco, surviving on a diet
of booze and benzedrine, Proust and Verlaine. Living amongst them is Leo, an
aspiring writer, and Mardou, half-Indian, half-Negro, beautiful and neurotic.
Their bitter-sweet and ill-starred love affair sees Kerouac at his most
evocative. Many regard this as being Kerouac's most touching and tender book.
"The first clear development of the American Romantic prose since Hemingway,
Kerouac's writing is full of mad sex, comedy, widescreen travel writing, and
long lyrical evocations of American childhood and adolescent memories."-The
"Kerouac's work represents the most extensive
experiment in language and literary form undertaken by an American writer of
his generation."-Ann Douglas
"Each book by Kerouac is unique, a
telepathic discord. Such rich, natural writing is nonpareil in the later
twentieth century."-Allen Ginsberg
"An outsider in America, Jack Kerouac
was a true original."-Ann Charters
This is the softcover stated ZEBRA FIRST EDITION from February 1966. Both the cover and the book are in excellent condition. There are no rips, tears, markings, etc.---and the pages and binding are tight (see photo). **Note: All books listed as FIRST EDITIONS are stated by the publisher in words or number lines--or--only stated editions that include only the publisher and publication date. Check my feedback to see that I sell exactly as I describe. So bid now for this magnificent, impossible-to-find LITERARY COLLECTIBLE.
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