Jack Kerouac (born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac; Mairch 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) wis an American novelist an poet.

Jack Kerouac
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Kerouac's Naval Reserve Enlistment photograph, 1943
BornJean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac[1]
12 Mairch 1922(1922-03-12)
Lowell, Massachusetts, Unitit States
Dee'd21 October 1969(1969-10-21) (aged 47)
St. Petersburg, Florida, Unitit States
ThriftNovelist, poet, penter
Alma materColumbia Varsity
GenreBeat poets
Leeterar muivementBeat
Notable warksOn the Road
The Dharma Bums
Big Sur



  1. McGrath, Charles. "Another Side of Kerouac: The Dharma Bum as Sports Nut," The New York Times (May 15, 2009). Accessed May 16, 2009.