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By Jack Kerouac

In 1952 and 1953 as he wandered round the USA, Jack Kerouac jotted down spontaneous prose poems, or "sketches" as he referred to as them, on small notebooks that he saved in his blouse wallet. The poems recount his travels—New York, North Carolina, Lowell (Massachusetts, Kerouac’s birthplace), San Francisco, Denver, Kansas, Mexico—observations, and meditations on artwork and existence. The poems are frequently strung jointly in order that over the process numerous of them, a bit story—or travelogue—appears, whole in itself. released for the 1st time, Book of Sketches bargains a luminous, intimate, and transcendental glimpse of 1 of the main unique voices of the 20th century at a key time in his literary and non secular improvement.

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