Good Blonde
Good Blonde


In these uncollected writings Jack Kerouac portrays himself in his life. He hitches a ride to San Francisco with a blonde, goes on the road with photographer Robert Frank, rides bus through the Northwest and Montana, records the blues of an old Negro hobo, talks about the Beats and how it all began, gives his "Essentials of Spontaneous Prose" and defends his novel The Subterraneans, compares Shakespeare and James Joyce, describes the cafeterias and subways of Manhattan, goes to a ballgame and a prize fight, and reflects on Christmas in New England, on Murnau's Nosferatu, on jazz & bop, and tells us what he's thinking about.

Table of Contents

Walking to Eden
Optical Terror
The Impossible Genus
On Returning from Chiapas
Alphabets and Emperors
Optical Pleasure
Haunting by Water
Mapping Paris
The Monstrous and the Marvelous
The Death Cunt of Deep Dell
Sortilege
Books of Nature
A Dream
Manifesto in Voices
Acknowledgments
Bibliography

Title Good Blonde
Author Jack Kerouac
Publisher Grey Fox Press
Title First Published 01 September 1993
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 232 p.
ISBN-10 0912516224
ISBN-13 9780912516226
Publication Date 01 September 1993
Main content page count 232
Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5 in.
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $14.95
 


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