The long-awaited reissue of the definitive biography of Jack Kerouac, unwitting avatar of the Beat Generation and author of On the Road.
"Desolate Angel is far more than simple biography," said LJ's reviewer of this 1979 portrait of Kerouac. It analyzes the social and political climate in which the Beats took root. Good stuff. (LJ 8/79) Copyright 2003 Reed Business Information.