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This novel created a sensation by chronicling a spontaneous and wandering way of life in a style that seemed founded both on jazz and on drug-induced visions.

Synopsis:

Two ebullient young men are engaged in a passionate search for dharma, or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen way, which takes them climbing into the high Sierras to seek the lesson of solitude, a lesson that has a hard time surviving their forays into the pagan groves of San Francisco's Bohemia with its marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, experiments in "yabyum," and similar nonascetic pastimes.

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ISBN:
9780786185795
Read:
Parker, Tom
Publisher:
Blackstone Audiobooks
Read by:
Parker, Tom
Read:
Parker, Tom
Author:
Kerouac, Jack
Subject:
General
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Biography - General
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.98x5.03x.70 in. .36 lbs.
Media Run Time:
420

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"Synopsis" by , Two ebullient young men are engaged in a passionate search for dharma, or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen way, which takes them climbing into the high Sierras to seek the lesson of solitude, a lesson that has a hard time surviving their forays into the pagan groves of San Francisco's Bohemia with its marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, experiments in "yabyum," and similar nonascetic pastimes.
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