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The Dharma Bums: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

A deluxe edition of Kerouac's 1958 classic

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.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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 RoadThe Dharma BumsBig Sur, and Visions of Cody.

ISBN: 9780143039600

ISBN-10: 9780143039600

Publisher: Penguin Classics

Publication Date: 10/31/2006 - 12:00am

On Sale: 10/31/2006 - 12:00am

Pages: 224

Language: English

Categories

Fiction / Biographical

Fiction / Religious

Fiction / Literary

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