By Liz Walsh
on November 29, 2011 in

The beat generation’s notes for his first work, The Sea Is My Brother, is about two young men serving on a voyage from Boston to Greenland.

Beat generation author Jack Kerouac wrote his first novel in 1942, and after 70 years it has been published. Kerouac himself thought it was a terrible piece of literature, and while critics agree that it wouldn’t be published if it weren’t for the author’s fame, it does provide an interesting insight into his life and development. The Guardian.

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