Books tagged: beatnik

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Kerouac's Ghost
Pre-release—available September 16, 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Frankie McCracken is still recovering from the Psychedelic Sixties when, while working as a fire lookout in the Canadian Rockies, he finds himself wrestling with a miracle-worker who claims to be the late Jack Kerouac, King of the Beats. This kaleidoscopic coming-of-age novel arrives in 2016 like a note in a bottle from a distant world.
Alice's Summer Road Trip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
Teen Alice deals with the death of her sister by going on a summer road trip with the college age friends of her sister.
Fragments from the Silent Generation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Two Korean War vets, striving to pick up their lives where they left off, find the future has gone on without them; while remembering “The Forgotten War”, they have to create their own future. The time: 1959-1960, the place: Berkeley and Oakland, California. The characters: A beatnik artist and a cab driver poet learn about life and love in a changing world. Who could want for anything more?
Preta
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
R. Jean Mathieu presents Buddhist beatnik vampires of 1955 San Francisco.
Das echte Unterwegs: Eine Geschichte der Schriftsteller der Beats Bewegung
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: German. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Sie haben ihre Bücher gelesen. Jetzt tauchen Sie tiefer ein in der Beatnik-Kultur mit dieser Geschichte der Beatgeneration-Schriftsteller. Dieses Buch folgt den früheren Tagen der Bewegung und verfolgt es bis am Ende. Entlang des Weges werden Sie Leckerbisse über alle Autoren lernen (von Ginsberg bis zu Kerouac). Das Buch enthält auch Empfehlungen für das, was Autoren lesen.
My Heart is Beatnik Flavoured
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Poems. This book is dedicated to all those who never got to write a book of poetry because someone took their life and words away. Thank you for being my other half: reading :)
L’Opus 24 à L’Opus 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: French. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1960. L’époque des beatnik bat son plein dans la baie de San Francisco. Joe Lauricella, un machiniste de l’opéra de San Francisco, et son ami docker Erich von Neff se rendent, au volant de la Lancia rouge de leur ami Hans Holmen, au café Opus I où une blonde et une brunette sont toujours prêtes à se sauter dessus, au son de l’Opus 24 de Schoenberg.
The Beat Killer: A Biography of Beat Writer Lucien Carr and Riverside Park Murder
Series: Unofficial Biographies, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Lucien Carr is rarely, if ever, mentioned in the same breath as the more famous poets and authors of the Beat Generation such as Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, or William Burroughs. The Beats were known for views and work that was considered very radical in the 1940s, 1950s, and into the 1960s. For some, this work was shocking, for others it was freeing and inspired a new generation of writers.
The Real On the Road: A History of Writers of the Beats Movement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
You've read their books. Now dig deeper into beatnik culture with this history of beat generation writers. This book follows the earliest days of the movement and traces it until it's end. Along the way you'll learn tidbits about all the writers (from Ginsberg to Kerouac). The book also includes recommendations for what authors to read.
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jake, a young man from Nebraska who's coming of age, fails out of college and moves back into his mom's house. They constantly fight, 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 finds himself. Jake decides to return home, and Joey drives to the correct house without directions. How does he know which house?!