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Before Jack Kerouac expressed the spirit of a generation in his 1957 classic On the Road he spent years figuring out how he wanted to live and above all learning how to write Atop an Underwood brings together than sixty previously unpublished works that Kerouac wrote before he was twenty two ranging from stories and poems to plays and parts of novels including an excerpt from his 1943 merchant marine novel The Sea Is My Brother These writings reveal what Kerouac was thinking doing and dreaming during his formative years and reflect his primary literary influences Readers will also find in these works the source of Kerouac's spontaneous prose style Uncovering a fascinating missing link in Kerouac's development as a writer Atop an Underwood is essential reading for Kerouac fans scholars and critics


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