The voice is all: the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac

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In The Voice Is All , Joyce Johnson--coauthor of the classic memoir Door Wide Open , about her relationship with Jack Kerouac--brilliantly peels away layers of the Kerouac legend to show how, caught between two cultures and two languages, he forged a voice to contain his dualities.  Looking more deeply than previous biographers into how Kerouac's French Canadian background enriched his prose and gave him a unique outsider's vision of America, she  tracks his development from boyhood through the phenomenal breakthroughs of 1951 that resulted in the composition of On the Road , followed by Visions of Cody . By illuminating Kerouac's early choice to sacrifice everything for his work, The Voice Is All deals with him on his own terms and puts the tragic contradictions of his nature and his complex relationships into perspective.
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Full title voice is all the lonely victory of jack kerouac
Author johnson joyce
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auth_author2 MacDuffie, Carrington, 1958-
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography, Beat generation -- Biography, Kerouac, Jack, -- 1922-1969
title_display The voice is all : the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac
title_full The Voice is All The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac, The voice is all : the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac / Joyce Johnson, The voice is all [sound recording] : the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac / Joyce Johnson
title_short The voice is all :
title_sub the lonely victory of Jack Kerouac
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