Big Sur

Big Sur

Downloadable Audiobook - 1998 by Blkstone Audiobooks
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"This autobiographical novel continues the adventures of the (older but certainly not mellower) wandering beatnik from On the Road. For a narrator it contains extraordinary difficulties, for the writing flies off into inebriated, overly long sentences that reflect, describe, or just babble forward in a kind of free association. To keep such passages flowing while making sense out of them is no mean feat. Tom Parker pulls it off, erring only infrequently in his interpretation. He even manages to sound as if he were enjoying himself..."-AudioFile"Big Sur's a humane, precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac, a superior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative, a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplished-others crack up. Here we meet San Francisco's poets and recognize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road. Jack Kerouac was a 'writer,' as his great peer W.S. Burroughs says,...
Publisher: Ashland: Blackstone Audio, Inc., 1998 by Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 9780786151325
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook Overdrive

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