Jack Kerouac(Jean Louis Kerouac)
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts
Novelist and leader of the Beat generation. His books include On the Road (1957), considered the lasting testament of the Beat movement, and The Subterraneans (1958).Died: 10/21/1969
Fact Monster/Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.
More on Jack Kerouac from Fact Monster:
- March 12 Birthdays: Jack Kerouac - March 12 birthdays: Jack Kerouac, James Taylor, Vaslav Nijinsky, George Berkeley, Liza Minnelli, Edward Albee, Andrew Young
- Jack Kerouac - Kerouac, Jack Kerouac, Jack (John Kerouac), 1922–69, American novelist, b. Lowell, Mass., ...
- Jack Kerouac - Biography of Jack Kerouac, Beat-era author of On The Road
- William S. Burroughs - Biography of William S. Burroughs, Author of Naked Lunch
- Gary Snyder - Biography of Gary Snyder, Pulitzer-winning Beat poet who wrote Turtle Island