The Dharma Bums

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

By Jack Kerouac; Anne Douglas (Introduction by); (Illustrator)
(Penguin Classics, Paperback, 9780143039600, 224pp.)

Publication Date: October 31, 2006

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Description

Published just one year after "On The Road", this is the story of two men enganged in a passionate search for Dharma or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen Way, which takes them climbing into the High Sierras to seek the lesson of solitude.




About the Author

Jack Kerouac(1922-1969), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922 and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969. Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody.

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