The Awakener

The Awakener

A Memoir of Jack Kerouac and the Fifties

By Helen Weaver

City Lights Books, Paperback, 9780872865051, 260pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2009


Helen Weaver's insightful and riveting memoir of love and friendship with Jack Kerouac and the Beats.

About the Author
Helen Weaver has translated over fifty books from the French of which one, Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings (FSG) was a Finalist for the National Book Award in translation in 1976. She is co-author and general editor of the Larousse Encyclopedia of Astrology and author of The Daisy Sutra, a book on animal communication. She lives in Kingston, New York.