The Viking portable library; Variation: Viking portable library.
American literature -- 20th century. Beat generation -- Literary collections. Beat Generation. Amerikaans. American 20th century Beat Literary collections
xxxvi, 642 p.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A.
21 cm. The best minds of a generation : East Coast beats -- Heart beat: enter Neal Cassady -- Constantly risking absurdity: some San Francisco renaissance poets -- A few blue words to the wise: other fellow travelers -- Tales of beatnik glory: memoirs and posthumous tributes -- The unspeakable visions of the individual: later work. Includes bibliographical references./ Also issued online. edited by Ann Charters. Book
LC: PS536; Dewey: 810.8/0054
ISBN: 0670838853; 9780670838851; 0140151028; 9780140151022 LCCN: 91-16155
Compiles selections from every major writer of the Beat Generation, from William Burroughs' "Naked Lunch" to pieces from the Beat writers of the seventies and eighties.