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The Voice Is All

The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac
Johnson, Joyce (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A profile of the iconic author's early years offers insight into his efforts to bridge his dual cultural heritage while exploring how his French Canadian background enriched his prose.
Authors: Johnson, Joyce, 1935-
Title: The voice is all
the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York : Viking, c2012.
Characteristics: 489 p.,24 cm.
Summary: A profile of the iconic author's early years offers insight into his efforts to bridge his dual cultural heritage while exploring how his French Canadian background enriched his prose.
Local Note: 15 53 118 133 148 149 211 216 242 243 245
ISBN: 9780670025107
Statement of Responsibility: Joyce Johnson
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p 439-471) and index.
Subject Headings: Beat generation Biography. Authors, American 20th century Biography. Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
Topical Term: Beat generation
Authors, American
LCCN: 2012000603
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A great in depth biography that looks into the man behind the myth/media image of Kerouac, of what drove him and made him tick as a person and writer. I enjoyed it but it could have done with some judicious editing. It goes into a tremendous amount of minute detail that got a little tedious. I find so many good bio's do that. Why?

"The author presents a profile of the iconic artist's early years that offers insight into his efforts to bridge his dual cultural heritage while exploring how his French Canadian background enriched his prose, discussing the breakthroughs that inspired such works as On the Road and Visions of Cody." Biography and Memoir Newsletter November 2012 http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=571059

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