Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1922/03/12 Gabrielle-Ange Levesque, wife of Leo-Alcide Keroack, gives birth to a son, Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac, in Lowell, Massachusetts. Born
1956/00/00 During the summer of 1956, Jack Kerouac works as a US Forest Service fire lookout on Desolation Peak for 63 days. He wrote about the experience in the "The Dharma Bums", "Desolation Angels' and "Lonesome Traveler". Work Desolation Peak Lookout Hozomeen
1957/09/05 Based on his travels across the United States, "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac is published by Viking Press. Author On the Road
1959/00/00 Jack Kerouac narrates the short film "Pull My Daisy" directed by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie. Narrator Pull My Daisy
1969/10/21 Jack Kerouac dies at age 47 of an internal hemorrhage in St Anthony's Hospital, St Petersburg, Florida. His cause of death will be attributed to cirrhosis, the result of alcohol abuse. Mr Kerouac is buried at Edson Cemetery in Lowell, Massachusetts. Died

2 Creative Works by Jack Kerouac »

Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
Title Type Association Y/M/D Moniker
On the Road Author Book 1957/09/05
  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
  • 1100 or so Notable Novels and Novellas
  • All-TIME 100 Novels
  • Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century
Pull My Daisy Narrator Film 1959/00/00
  • US National Film Registry

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