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Kerouac's Music

His writing caught the breathless exuberance of natural speech

Allen Ginsberg, Corbis

Jack Kerouac, New York City, 1953
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Kerouac's Music

Allen Ginsberg, Corbis

Jack Kerouac, New York City, 1953

Last year the Bosnian writer Aleksandar Hemon used Jack Kerouac's name as a verb in The New Yorker, explaining that he had immigrated because he "thought it might be fun to Kerouac about in...

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