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Desolation Angels is the wild and soulful story of the legendary road trip that Jack Kerouac took before the publication of On the Road, told through the persona of Jack Duluoz and accompanied by his thinly-disguised Beat cohorts Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso and William Burroughs. As they hitch, hop freight trains, walk and talk their way across the world, from California to Mexico, London to Paris and on to opium-ridden Tangiers, Kerouac chronicles their poetry, partying, mountain vigils and spiritual contemplation with unsurpassable energy and humanity.

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  • Desolation Angels
    Jack Kerouac

    Paperback

    9780141198262

    July 4, 2012

    Peng. Mod. Classics

    378 pages

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  • Desolation Angels
    Jack Kerouac

    EBook

    9780141972046

    July 25, 2012

    Penguin eBooks

    384 pages

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