Item 266512. THE SUBTERRANEANS
Item 266512. THE SUBTERRANEANS

THE SUBTERRANEANS

Evergreen/Grove Press, New York, 1958. Item #42641

1st edition, 2nd printing (stated), same year as 1st printing. Original color illustrated paper wrappers. 8vo, 111 pages. Evergeen E-99. The third of Kerouac's novels.
“The Subterraneans is a 1958 novella by Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac. It is a semi-fictional account of his short romance with Alene Lee (1931–1991), an African-American woman, in Greenwich Village, New York. It was the first work of Kerouac’s to be released following the success of On the Road. The Subterraneans and its following novel,The Dharma Bums, both proved to be popular when released in 1958, and are now seen as important works of the Beat Literature. A Hollywood film adaptation would be released in 1960” (Wikipedia).
Owner’s bookplate inside front cover. Smal scratch and light wear to cover, about Very Good- Condition. (KH-10-14).

Price: $100.00

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