The Resource Desolation Angels : A Novel, Jack Kerouac, (electronic resource)

Desolation Angels : A Novel, Jack Kerouac, (electronic resource)

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Desolation Angels : A Novel
Title
Desolation Angels
Title remainder
A Novel
Statement of responsibility
Jack Kerouac
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Language
eng
Summary
A young man searches for meaning, creates art, and grapples with fame as he traverses the stomping grounds of the Beat Generation--from Mexico City to Manhattan--in Jack Kerouac's semi-autobiographical novel This urgently paced yet deeply introspective novel closely tracks On the Road author Jack Kerouac's own life. Jack Duluoz journeys from the Cascade Mountains to San Francisco, Mexico City, New York, and Tangier. While working as a fire lookout on Desolation Peak in the Cascades, Duluoz contemplates his inner void and the distressing isolation brought on by his youthful sense of adventure. In Tangier he suffers a similar feeling of desperation during an opium overdose, and in Mexico City he meets up with a morphine-addicted philosopher and seeks an antidote to his solitude in a whorehouse. As in Kerouac's other novels, Desolation Angels features a lively cast of pseudonymous versions of his fellow Beat poets, including William S. Burroughs (as Bull Hubbard), Neal Cassady (as Cody Pomeray), and Allen Ginsberg (as Irwin Garden). Duluoz draws readers into the trials and tribulations of these literary iconoclasts--from drug-fueled writing frenzies and alcoholic self-realizations to frenetic international road trips and tumultuous love affairs. Achieving literary success comes with its own consequences though, as Duluoz and his friends must face the scrutiny that comes with rising to the national stage
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Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3521.E735
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
adult
Desolation Angels : A Novel, Jack Kerouac, (electronic resource)
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Desolation Angels : A Novel, Jack Kerouac, (electronic resource)
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cr
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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Extent
1 online resource (409 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
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Access limited to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9781504034012
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781504034012
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not applicable
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
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System requirements: Adobe Digital editions

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