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    Kerouac's Riff on Buddhism

    Jack Kerouac. The Dharma Bums. New York: Viking Press, 1958.

    First edition. Octavo. 244 pages.

    Black cloth over boards. Green and silver lettering. Some rubbing and two closed tears to the dust jacket. Very good condition.


    The two main characters are based on Kerouac himself, and poet & essayist Gary Snyder, who told Kerouac, "The Dharma Bums is a beautiful book, and I am amazed and touched that you should say so many nice things about me because that period was for me really a great process of learning from you...."


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