Books tagged: beat generation

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Stealing Fatima's Hand
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010 by Vox Humana Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
“ …Finally a grand taxi stopped and offered to take us to the train station for the unbelievably low fare of twenty dirham, so unbelievably low, that I was not a little disappointed when the driver didn’t rob us, slit our throats, and dump our bodies into the Strait of Gibraltar… “ Stealing Fatima’s Hand is a collection of narratives presenting an alternative view of Morocco.
The Beat Haiku
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: 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.
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A young man from Nebraska who's coming of age, Jake, fails out of college and moves back into his mom's house. They have a fight one night, and Jake runs away from home by hitchhiking. He gets picked up by an older man, Joey. This is the tale of their road trip & how Jake's internal dialogue helps him to mature and to take hold of his life -- to find himself, so to speak.
Jack Lives Here
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Telegraph Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Telegraph Hill from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Desolation Row: Bob Dylan’s epic poem revisited
Series: Text Book, Book 10 · For Writers, Book 7 · Applied Philosophy, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
In Desolation Row, Bob Dylan takes a collection of classic themes and weaves a rich fabric that expresses the reality of 1960’s America. Dylan is not only a deep thinker, but also a broad thinker who articulates and condenses his ideas into elegant verse. He has been described as one of the most significant poets of the Twentieth Century, this epic poem is arguably his finest work.
Study Guide: Big Sur (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 92. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Classics
The perfect companion to Jack Kerouac’s, "Big Sur," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Goodnight, Gustav Klein
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 101,850. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A stark, dystopian world of ceaseless distraction and insatiable greed is that of Gustav Klein. He is a young German on a journey towards nature, freedom... escape. He meets a plethora of wayward, peculiar characters on the road, drinking through the eternal night, scouring the world for release, in this European beat novel of political dissatisfaction, lustrous decadence and drunken hedonism.
Spider Dreams: And Other Poems 2011-2013
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
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I give you Helios and Luna, Flora and Fauna. Spider Dreams, with its organic poems, will root you in the natural world. Enter into a world where dinosaurs inhabit the bodies of birds. Swim in evolution’s stream, with memories over four billion years old. Feel a part of nature, not apart from nature. This world is a special place of densely packed irony, psychology, sensory input, and anthropomorph
Hangin' by Strings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,730. Language: American English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
I want to take you on a journey to the innermost soul of my being. This is a first book of a series dedicated to themes that are essential for those who are thirsty for life. We are who we are because our environment has changed and is molding a way of life. The purpose is not to forget from where we are created. The embrace of earth is love.