The Subterraneans, Jack Kerouac First Edition Paperback

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This first edition, first printing paperback copy published in 1959 is in good condition. The cover corners on front are bent. Chip on top of spine. Pages discolored due to age. 

The Subterraneans haunt the bars and clubs of San Francisco, surviving on a diet of booze and benzedrine, Proust and Verlaine. Living amongst them is Leo, an aspiring writer, and Mardou, half-Indian, half-Negro, beautiful and neurotic. Their bitter-sweet and ill-starred love affair sees Kerouac at his most evocative. Many regard this as being Kerouac's most touching and tender book.

Mass Market Paperback
Publisher: Avon Books T-302 1959
Language: English
Package Dimensions: 7 x 4.2 x 0.4 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces