Jack Kerouac

The Town and the City

originally published:
New York
March 1950

We offered this signed copy of the first edition in our first Classic Book Cards set.


  • First Book(1950)
  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(055)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1957)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1957)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 3/12/1922
died: 10/21/1969
born as: Jean-Louis Kerouac

American poet and novelist, leader and spokesman of the Beat movement. Kerouac gave the Beat movement its name and celebrated its code of poverty and freedom in a series of novels, of which the first and best known is On the Road 1957. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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