New York : Viking
We offered this copy of the first edition in our Catalog 103.
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