Vanity of Duluoz

Vanity of Duluoz

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name = Vanity of Duluoz
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author = Jack Kerouac
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country = United States
language = English
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genre = Semi-autobiographical novel
publisher = Coward-McCann
release_date = 1968
media_type = Print (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 272 pp
isbn = ISBN 0-14-023639-2
preceded_by = Satori in Paris
(1966)
followed_by = Pic
(1971)

"Vanity of Duluoz" (full title "Vanity of Duluoz: An Adventurous Education, 1935-46") is a 1968 semi-autobiographical novel by Jack Kerouac (ISBN 0-14-023639-2). The book describes the adventures of Kerouac's alter ego, Jack Duluoz, covering the period of his life between 1935 and 1946. The book includes reminiscences of the author's highschool experiences in Lowell, Massachusetts, his education at Columbia University, and his subsequent naval service during World War II. It culminates with the beginnings of the beat movement. It was the last work published before Kerouac's death in 1969.


=Character Key Sandison, Daivd. "Jeck Kerouac: An Illustrated Biography." Chicago: Chicago Review Press. 1999] =

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