The Town and the City
The Town and the City

Inspired by his idol, Thomas Wolfe, Kerouac explores the emotional territory of his boyhood through the five sons and three daughters of the Martin family. Growing up in a dying Massachusetts mill town, the young Martins must come to terms with their father's bankruptcy and World War II as they search for their own identities in the post-war years.

Title The Town and the City
Author Jack Kerouac
Publisher Harvest Books
Title First Published 21 October 1970
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 512 p.
ISBN-10 0156907909
ISBN-13 9780156907903
Publication Date 21 October 1970
Main content page count 512
Weight 16 oz.

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