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Scattered Poems
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher City Lights Books
Publication date May 1, 1971
Pages 76
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780872860643
ISBN-10 0872860647
Dimensions 0.25 by 5 by 6.25 in.
Weight 0.15 lbs.
Original list price $8.95
Summaries and Reviews
In spontaneous, direct, and concrete verses, the author confesses his joy in poetry and life description: Product Description:

Spontaneous poetry by the author of On the Road, gathered from underground and ephemeral publications; including “San Francisco Blues,” the variant texts of “Pull My Daisy” and "American haiku."


before we all go to Heaven


All that hitchhikin

All that railroadin

All that comin back

to America —Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was a principal actor in the Beat Generation, and a companion of Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady in that great adventure. His books include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Mexico City Blues, Lonesome Traveler, Visions of Cody, Pomes All Sizes (City Lights) and Scripture of the Golden Eternity (City Lights).

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9780872860643 | details & prices | 76 pages | 5.00 × 6.25 × 0.25 in. | 0.15 lbs | List price $8.95
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