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Big Sur observed

Jeff Norman

Big Sur observed

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Published by Russell Pub. in Big Sur, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Big Sur (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statement of responbility taken from back cover; publication information taken from p. [48].

    Statement[tales by Jeff Norman, drawings by Kipp Stewart].
    ContributionsStewart, Kipp.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[48] p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23057999M
    OCLC/WorldCa57624349

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Big Sur Observed Paperback – January 1, by Jeff Norman (Author), Kipp Stewart (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ 5/5(1). Big Sur is a novel by Jack recounts the events surrounding Kerouac's (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three brief sojourns to a cabin in Bixby Canyon, Big Sur, owned by Kerouac's friend and Beat poet Lawrence novel departs from Kerouac's previous fictionalized autobiographical series in that the character Duluoz is shown as a Author: Jack Kerouac.

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ 5/5(1). Kerouac is a paradox. He's simultaneously over-rated and under-rated. His worst books (particularly On the Road) are iconic and uncritically adored by teenagers and hippy-dippy morons, while his best works are overlooked.

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