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This is the Beat Generation

New York, San Francisco, Paris

by Campbell, James

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • San Francisco (Calif.),
  • Paris (France),
  • France,
  • Paris
    • Subjects:
    • Burroughs, William S., 1914-,
    • Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.,
    • Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-,
    • Beat generation.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Americans -- France -- Paris -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • San Francisco (Calif.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
    • Paris (France) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-309) and index.

      StatementJames Campbell.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS226.B6 C36 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 320 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6822248M
      ISBN 100436204983
      LC Control Number00302930


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Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs had each seen the insides of a mental hospital and a prison by the age of thirty/5(10).

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Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and William Burroughs had each seen the insides of a mental hospital and a prison by the age of thirty. This Is the Beat Generation: New York-San Francisco-Paris. ISBN: Berkeley, CA: University Of California Press, First edition.

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