This is the author of Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch and also the dominant figure in the narrative.
This generous and kind Jewish family are friends to the author and attest to have witnessed a UFO.
This is the author's houseguest for three months in 1947. This astrologer is a fatalist, somber, didactic, opinionated, stubborn, and self-centered.
Jean Wharton (1887-1954)
This woman gives the author the house that she had built for herself on Partington Ridge, saying that he can pay her when good fortune strikes--and predicts that it will.
The author dedicates this book to this friend, calling him one of the few friends who has never failed him.
This is the author of the best-selling If a Man Be Mad.
This is a good and humble English poet who supports himself as...
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