Da Capo Press
October 06, 2015
5.1 X 7.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.4 pounds
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About the Author
Jack Kerouac was born in 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts. The best-known of his many works, On the Road, published in 1957, was an international bestseller. He died in St. Petersburg, Florida, at the age of forty-seven. Todd F. Tietchen is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, where he teaches courses in Beat writing and contemporary American literature. He is the author of The Cubalogues: Beat Writers in Revolutionary Havana, along with numerous articles on American art, literature, and intellectual history.
Praise for The Haunted Life 12 Spring Books Not To Miss, Library Journal "Provides an exciting look into Kerouac's formative years"--Los Angeles Review of Books "A very satisfying introduction to Kerouac's attempts at finding his voice and vision as a writer"--Providence Sunday Journal