By David Sandison,Graham Vickers

ISBN-10: 1847721044

ISBN-13: 9781847721044

This interesting and in-depth biography of Neal Cassady takes a glance on the guy who accomplished immortality as Dean Moriarty, the vital personality in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. A charismatic, humorous, articulate, and formidably clever guy, Cassady was once additionally a compulsive womanizer who lived existence at the aspect. His naturalistic, conversational writing kind encouraged Kerouac, who lifted a couple of passages verbatim and uncredited from Cassady’s letters for major episodes in On the Road. Drawing on a wealth of recent learn and with complete cooperation from valuable figures in his life—including Carolyn Cassady and Ken Kesey—this account captures Cassady’s specified mix of encouraged lunacy and deep spirituality.

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