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    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.

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    "Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion." Jack Kerouac on

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

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    Jack Kerouac's List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Prose and Life ~ #Kerouac #JackKerouac #writing

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