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The Rucksack Letters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 2001, Steve McAllister decided to leave behind the life that he knew and follow the footsteps of Kerouac down the road less traveled. Filled with colorful characters, blazing humor, and somber soul-searching through the vivid tapestry of America’s underbelly, "The Rucksack Letters" is a pivotal first step at a time when the world is seeking a new path.
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
The Migration of Hair
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Migration of Hair is Dan Burke's second novel, and a follow up to his hit 2003 novel, Driving Into The Sun. In this reprise, we find main character Tommy Aloysius questioning his life deep in the deserts of Arizona. Climb aboard this freight train to hell as Tommy blasts off to Eastern Europe as an ex-pornographer in exile.
The Ungettable Joke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A disheartened math teacher and a NASA engineer are dragged by mysterious forces into a hilarious hunt for a profound and powerful ultimate joke. Mysterious encounters with phantom elements of an ancient tribal culture are the main snares used by an intelligence that needs two young professionals to accept a bizarre new job.
Beatitude
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011 by Rebel Satori Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
New York City, 1995: Harry Charity is a sensitive young loner haunted by a disastrous affair when he meets Jay Bishop, an outgoing poet and former Marine. Propelled by a shared fascination with the unfettered lives of Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation, the two are irresistibly drawn together, even as Jay's girlfriend, Zahra, senses something deeper developing.
The Beat Haiku
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Essay » Literature
A study of the impact of the Beat Generation poets on the development of the haiku form, with a focus on the poetry of Ginsberg, Kerouac and Snyder. This ebook looks at the parallels that exist between the original haiku poets and modern western poets.It does this by exploring the nature of beat generation spirituality, and assessing the ways in which the original Japanese haiku has been altered.
Jack Lives Here
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
A Quick Guide to "On the Road"
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 8 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 136. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and his friends who traveled across America. “On the Road” is often regarded as a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation. The protagonists of the novel live life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and use of drug. They happen to be like wandering hippies.