Wake Up by Jack KerouacBiographies, Modern First Editions
Penguin Books, 2008. First printing of the UK edition.
Introduction by Robert Thurber.
First publication of Kerouac’s life of the Buddha, published on the 50th anniversary of Dharma Bums.
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mine of Jimmy, 1986