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  • Arden Kuhlman Riordan

    Jack Kerouac by photographer Tom Palumbo, circa 1956. Jean-Louis "Jack" Kerouac (1922 – 1969) was an American novelist and poet. His books include On the Road, Doctor Sax, The Dharma Bums, Mexico City Blues, The Subterraneans, Desolation Angels, Visions of Cody, The Sea is My Brother, and Big Sur. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Many of of Kerouac's books were published by Grove Press.

  • Lacin Boyvadaoglu

    #JackKerouac, 1956

  • Yves Deligne

    “Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”

  • Penny Lambright

    1950s fashion - Google Search

  • Raymond Hanson

    85 Wise Jack Kerouac Quotes For Millennials Who Are Trying To Find Themselves | Thought Catalog

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