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Jack Dulouz

Jack Duluoz is the name used as a thin veil for the exploits of Jack Kerouac. Kerouac is a French-Canadian writer of poetry and prose, who made his first big splash in the literary world with "On the Road", a stream of consciousness novel that is purported to have kicked off the Beat Generation in the 1950s. All adventures recorded in this book are written in the manner of a journal. Kerouac changed the names of friends and popular figures but the attempt at veiling anybody's identity was a farce.

As a person, Duluoz is desperate and confused. One minute Duluoz wants nothing more than solitude; another minute the thought of being away from his friends and the liveliness of the city is too much to bear. Throughout the book, Duluoz goes from celebrating the grotesque and fascinating to believing that all is pointless because we're all...

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