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Selected letters, 1957-1969

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1999.
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Written between 1957 and two days before his death in 1969, Jack Kerouac's letters tell his own story through his candid and voluminous correspondence to friends and confidants - from Malcolm Cowley and Allen Ginsberg to John Clellon Holmes and Sterling Lord. Here, Kerouac explores his development as a writer and reveals how the onslaught of publicity and criticism after the publication of On the Road nearly destroyed him.
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Grouping Title selected letters 1957 1969
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subject_facet Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence, Autobiographies, Beats (Persons), Kerouac, Jack, -- 1922-1969. -- Correspondence, Personal correspondence
title_display Selected letters, 1957-1969
title_full Selected letters, 1957-1969 / Jack Kerouac ; edited with an introduction and commentary by Ann Charters
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