Dharma Bums

ISBN-10: 0670019933
ISBN-13: 9780670019939
Edition: 50th 2008 (Anniversary)
Authors: Jack Kerouac
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

A deluxe edition of Kerouacs masterpiece on the 50th anniversary of its first publication First published in 1958, a year after On the Roadhad put the Beat generation on the map, The Dharma Bumsstands as one of Jack Kerouacs most powerful, influential, and bestselling novels. The story focuses on two untrammeled young Americansmountaineer, poet, and Zen Buddhist Japhy Ryder and Ray Smith, a zestful, innocent writerwhose quest for Truth leads them on a heroic odyssey, from marathon parties and poetry jam sessions in San Franciscos Bohemia to solitude and mountain climbing in the High Sierras to Rays sixty-day vigil by himself atop Desolation Peak in Washington State. Primary to this evocative and soulful novel is an honest, exuberant search for an affirmative way of life in the midst of the atomic age. In many ways, The Dharma Bumsalso presaged the environmental, back-to-the-land, and American Buddhist movements of the 1960s and beyond.

Jack Kerouac was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922. His first novel, The Town and the City, was published in 1950. He considered all of his "true story novels," including On the Road, to be chapters of "one vast book," his autobiographical Legend of Duluoz. He died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969 at the age of forty-seven.

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