Everything you need to understand or teach Desolation Angels by Jack Kerouac.
Jack Kerouac writes many books that are autobiographical with thinly veiled references to famous cohorts such as Alan Ginsberg, Neal Cassady and William Burroughs. Desolation Angels follows the same pattern, detailing the rise of the poets of the Beat Generation.
Kerouac is Jack Duluoz, a fire lookout on Desolation Peak in northwest Washington state. The job was a choice that Duluoz made in order to give himself the opportunity to be silent, write...
Desolation Angels Lesson Plans contain 149 pages of teaching material, including: