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Kerouac, Jean-Louis, (Jack)free

Born Lowell, Mass, 12 March 1922; s of Leo Alcide Kerouac, printer, and Gabrielle (née LeVesque); m 1944 (marr. diss.); m 1950 (marr. diss.); m 1966, Stella Sampas; died 21 Oct. 1969



parochial sch.; Horace Mann School, New York; Columbia College


Served in US Navy and Merchant Marine. Spent many years travelling in N. and Central America, Europe and N. Africa


The Town and the City, 1950; On the Road, 1957; The Dharma Bums, 1958; The Subterraneans, 1958; Doctor Sax, 1959; Maggie Cassidy, 1959; Mexico City Blues (poems), 1959; Tristessa, 1960; Lonesome Traveler, 1960; Visions of Cody, 1960; Scripture of the Golden Eternity (philosophy), 1960; Book of Dreams, 1961; Big Sur, 1962; Visions of Gerard, 1963; Desolation Angels, 1965; Satori in Paris, 1966; Vanity of Dulvoz, 1968; posthumous publication: Pomes All Sizes, 1993


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