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Happy Birthday, Jack Kerouac, Safe in Heaven Dead

Here, two views of the holy scroll (original manuscript of On the Road) that launched a million journeys — enlightening, courageous, maybe foolhardy, but no doubt life-changing. Working in the dark ages before personal computers, Kerouac hacked a fix to accommodate the free-flowing, speed-fueled writing method he adopted for his breakthrough novel, which marked a […]