Big Sur
(eAudiobook)

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Published:
[United States] : Blackstone Publishing, 2007.
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eAudiobook
Edition:
Unabridged.
ISBN:
9781982434649 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book), 1982434643 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Content Description:
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 44 min.)) : digital.
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Available Online
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Coming down from his carefree youth and unwanted fame, Jack Kerouac undertakes a mature confrontation of some of his most troubling emotional issues: a burgeoning problem with alcoholism, addiction, fear, and insecurity. He dutifully records his ever-changing states of consciousness, which culminate in a powerful religious experience. Big Sur was written some time after Jack Kerouac's best-known works, following a visit to northern California and the first feelings of midlife crisis. Kerouac stayed for several weeks in a cabin in Big Sur, California, and with friends in San Francisco. Upon returning home, he wrote this account in a two-week period. Critic Richard Meltzer referred to Big Sur as Kerouac's "masterpiece, and one of the great, great works of the English language."

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Read by Grover Gardner.
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Coming down from his carefree youth and unwanted fame, Jack Kerouac undertakes a mature confrontation of some of his most troubling emotional issues: a burgeoning problem with alcoholism, addiction, fear, and insecurity. He dutifully records his ever-changing states of consciousness, which culminate in a powerful religious experience. Big Sur was written some time after Jack Kerouac's best-known works, following a visit to northern California and the first feelings of midlife crisis. Kerouac stayed for several weeks in a cabin in Big Sur, California, and with friends in San Francisco. Upon returning home, he wrote this account in a two-week period. Critic Richard Meltzer referred to Big Sur as Kerouac's "masterpiece, and one of the great, great works of the English language."
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APA Citation (style guide)

Kerouac, J., & Gardner, G. (2007). Big Sur. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 and Grover. Gardner. 2007. Big Sur. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 and Grover. Gardner, Big Sur. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Kerouac, Jack, and Grover Gardner. Big Sur. Unabridged. [United States]: Blackstone Publishing, 2007.

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