Some of the Dharma by Jack Kerouac

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LARGE PAPERBACK [1997] PENGUIN BOOKS

Coffee table size.  Book is in very good condition. Some shelf wear to cover and mild creasing to corners.


Written during a critical period of his life, Some of the Dharma is a key volume in Jack Kerouac's vast autobiographical canon. He began writing it in 1953 as reading notes on Buddhism intended for his friend, poet Allen Ginsberg. As Kerouac's Buddhist study and meditation practice intensified, what had begun as notes evolved into a vast and all-encompassing work of nonfiction into which he poured his life, incorporating poems, haiku, prayers, journal entries, meditations, fragments of letters, ideas about writing, overheard conversations, sketches, blues, and more.