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Big Sur

Big Sur

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Описание
Driven mad by three years of endless telegrams, phonecalls, mail, reporters and snoopers in the wake of his hugely successful novel "On the Road", Jack Kerouac, "King of the Beats", needs peace, quiet and sobriety: surrounded and outnumbered he has to "get away to solitude again or die".
A cabin in Big Sur is the retreat to which "Jack Duluoz", Kerouac's autobiographical hero, withdraws. Amidst the wild beauty of the Californian landscape he struggles to come to terms with his own myth and its malign impact upon his life. The result is a moving account of a man struggling with inner demons: blessed by great talent and cursed with an urge towards self-destruction - a path lined with double bourbons, Manhattans and scotch...

Формат издания: 12,5 см х 19,5 см.