The Town and the City

The Town and the City

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'It is the sum of myself, as far as the written word can go' Kerouac on THE TOWN AND THE CITY Kerouac's debut novel is a great coming of age story which can be read as the essential prelude to his later classics. Inspired by grief over his father's death and gripped by determination to write the Great American Novel, he draws largely on his own New England childhood.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 22mm | 351g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141182237
  • 9780141182230
  • 110,313

About Jack Kerouac

The author of a number of a hugely influential and popular novels - including ON THE ROAD and DHARMA BUMS - Jack Kerouac is remembered as one of the key figures of the legendary Beat generation.
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