Books tagged: beatniks

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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.
Georgetown Journeys: The Path Made Straight
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Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 87,190. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
jackie, toughened up early in life, arrives in georgetown in the 1960's. her counterpart, danny,a clergyman with a collapsing church, marries the love of his life. the camelot era makes way for new decades. their lives barely intersect as they find their dreams eluding them. now old, they end up at the washington cathedral, pouring their hearts out to each other. their lives are joined at last.
Portsmouth Square Stories: Tales of A San Francisco Childhood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A bricolage of childhood stories circa 1950 San Francisco. The nabe center is Portsmouth Square: beatniks, writers, Irish hookers, Negro evangelicals, WW II vets, cops, and Chinese families gather to sun and protect the sacredness of childhood as urban Tom Sawyers race cable cars uphill, catch crabs on the bayside, pick raspberries at Coit Tower, feed leaping sea lions, and such like mischief.
On the Road: A Reader's Guide to the Jack Kerouac Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Jack Kerouac's On the Road was a handbook for a generation and continues to inspire people today with its wild energy and unconventional ideas. This new, definitive guide to the novel includes: a biography of author Jack Kerouac, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in concise and easy-to-understand language.