The Beats

From Kerouac to Kesey, an Illustrated Journey Through the Beat Generation

by Mike Evans

Hardcover, 192 pages, Perseus Books Group, List Price: $29.95 | purchase

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The Beats
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From Kerouac to Kesey, an Illustrated Journey Through the Beat Generation
Author
Mike Evans

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Book Summary

Marking the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Jack Kerouac's On the Road, the seminal masterpiece of the Beat Generation, a visual record of the era features more than two hundred rare illustrations that chronicle the evolution of the Beat Generation from its underground origins to its worldwide acclaim in the works of Kerouac, Ginsberg, Burroughs, Cassady, and others. 50,000 first printing.