Jack Kerouac, die zentrale Figur der Beat-Generation, wurde 1922 in Lowell, Massachusetts, geboren und starb 1969 in St. Petersburg, Florida. Er schrieb zahlreiche Romane, ON THE ROAD machte ihn auf der ganzen Welt berühmt.
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About the Author
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American novelist, poet, and painter most closely associated with the Beat Movement of the 1950s. His most famous works include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, and Big Sur, several of which have been adapted into films. In 1959 Kerouac released his collection of poems Mexico City Blues. Few authors can claim as large an influence on American culture as Jack Kerouac and his examinations of youth and rebellion.