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Jack Kerouac

Born on 12 March, 1922, Jack Kerouac was a pioneer of the Beat Generation alongside Allen Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs. He is best known for being the author of On the Road, Big Sur and The Town and the City.

His famous novels touch on the topics of spirituality, jazz, promiscuity, Buddhism, drugs and travel. Jack Kerouac was a talented American football player at college before breaking his leg and turning to writing. His fellow Beat authors inspired many of his characters and he died on 21 October, 1969.


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