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Lu Anne Henderson was Neal Cassady's first wife and more than a friend to Kerouac. She’s the woman that Allen Ginsberg thought could make him go straight. She raised her daughter as a single parent and ran a successful night club.

Babe Rawlins - "beautiful, blonde, tennis-playing, surf-riding doll of the West" Her boyfriend is Tim

Allen Ginsberg American poet of Jewish origin, and one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the counterculture that soon would follow.

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A young William Burroughs.

97 Things You Didn’t Know About William S. Burroughs

Writer, philosopher, artist, and co-founder of the Beat Generation, William S. Burroughs — who died in 1997 at the age of 83 — continues to be a vital cultural force today.

Joyce Johnson beat writer. Wrote Come and Join the Dance published 1957. She is known for her memoir Minor Characters, in which she writes about her relationship with Jack Kerouac during the time On The Road was published, and turned him into an icon.

Joyce Johnson Joyce dated Jack Kerouac from 1957 - 1958 and later wrote a book - “Minor Characters” - about women in the Beat movement.

Jack Kerouac, right, with his friend and road companion Neal Cassady in 1952.

The Beat Generation of Greenwich Village and Beyond

When I was reading On The Road by Jack Kerouac I noticed how much he and Neal Cassady loved Jazz music. If Kerouac and Cassady were alive today I think they would like most Hip Hop music because of its relation to Jazz and how much it uses Jazz samples.

Bob Dylan and beat poet Allen Ginsberg sitting at Jack Kerouac's grave in 1975.

Beat Generation - musician Bob Dylan and poet Allen Ginsberg sitting at novelist Jack Kerouac’s grave during Dylan's Rolling Thunder tour

Young Ginsberg - the letters of Jack Kerouac & Allen Ginsberg    http://5magazine.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/the-letters-of-jack-kerouac-allen-ginsberg/

Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

Allen Ginsberg, photobooth shot during his six weeks Merchant Marine training, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, August 1945

A history of the Beat generation. Read the review at The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/12/books/review/Leland-t.html?mtrref=www.google.ca

The Beats, Antologie graphique - [Harvey Pekar, Ed Piskor et Paul Buhle]

Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg, Prince of the Beat Generation - New York - News - Runnin' Scared Clique na foto para garantir livros da Beat Generation.