Empty Mirror published an excerpt from Burning Furiously Beautiful!
The excerpt is from the sections “The Sea Is My Brother” and “Schizoid” from the beginning of the biography. It begins with Jack Kerouac’s Lowell friend, a Greek American named Sebastian Sampas, going off to Camp Lee and then tells of Kerouac’s time in boot camp. During this time period, the young author was working on the book The Sea Is My Brother.
Want to read another excerpt?
Here’s one on the tragic life story of Kerouac’s father.
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