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Dharma Tuig Jack Kerouac

Dharma Tuig

Jack Kerouac

Published just a year after On the Road put the Beat Generation on the map, The Dharma Bums is sparked
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Two ebullient young men search for Truth the Zen way: from marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, and yabyum in San Franciscos Bohemia to solitude in the high Sierras and a vigil atop Desolation Peak in Washington State. Published justMoreTwo ebullient young men search for Truth the Zen way: from marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, and yabyum in San Franciscos Bohemia to solitude in the high Sierras and a vigil atop Desolation Peak in Washington State. Published just a year after On the Road put the Beat Generation on the map, The Dharma Bums is sparked by Kerouacs expansiveness, humor, and a contagious zest for life.One of the best and most popular of Kerouacs autobiographical novels, The Dharma Bums is based on experiences the writer had during the mid-1950s while living in California, after hed become interested in Buddhisms spiritual mode of understanding. One of the books main characters, Japhy Ryder, is based on the real poet Gary Snyder, who was a close friend and whose interest in Buddhism influenced Kerouac