Jack Kerouac was actually a native French speaker. His parents were both French Canadian and moved to Lowell, Mass where Jack was born. His Christian name is Jean Louis Lebris de Kerouac. Many critics attribute his bizarre ability to write poetic run-on sentences to the fact that English grammar rules weren't as natural to him as French ones. -mcd
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Jim Henson and Kermit – Still one of my inspirations. Such a great photo.
Kotaro Takamura (1883~1956), Japanese poet and sculptor at his home.
On The Road, Kerouac's original manuscript in Paris
Exhibition "On The Road by Jack Kerouac: The epic, from read to seen" at the Museum of Letters and Manuscripts in Paris (until August 19, 2012) ... Written between April 2 and April 22 1951, the book is comprised of 125,000 words, type-written on one long scroll reaching an impressive 36 meters (118 feet) long. It was not until 2007 that the novel was published in its original style, 370 pages of a single, continuous paragraph.
artistsandicons: Jack Kerouac in Greenwich Village, 1958