The Sea Is My Brother
The Sea Is My Brother
The Lost Novel

In the spring of 1943, twenty-one-year old Jack Kerouac set out to write his first novel. Working diligently day and night to complete it by hand, he titled it The Sea Is My Brother. Nearly seventy years later, its long-awaited publication provides fascinating details and insight into the early life and development of an American literary icon. A clear precursor to such landmark works as On the Road, The Dharma Bums, and Visions of Cody, it is an important formative work that hints at the hallmarks of classic Kerouac: the search for spiritual meaning in a materialistic world, spontaneous travel as the true road to freedom, late nights in bars engaged in intense conversation, the desperate urge to escape from society, and the strange, terrible beauty of loneliness.

Title The Sea Is My Brother
Subtitle The Lost Novel
Author Jack Kerouac
Publisher Da Capo
Title First Published 14 March 2013
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 432 p.
ISBN-10 030682180X
ISBN-13 9780306821806
Publication Date 14 March 2013
Main content page count 432
Weight 16 oz.

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