The Subterraneans Summary
Jack Kerouac

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The Subterraneans Summary

"The Subterraneans" by Jack Kerouac is the story of a group of friends and acquaintances who form a social network that they dubbed 'the subterraneans'. Most in the group are men, and seemingly men who are past their youth. Many in the group are writers and artists or at least wannabes. The main character is Leo Percepied who narrates this stream-of-consciousness work.

Leo just recently arrived in San Francisco. He just...

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