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|KEROUAC, Jack||Big Sur|
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York, 1962
First edition. Slight smudging and soiling on the foredge, thus near fine in fine and bright, white dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by Kerouac: "To Lynn with love from Jack. To his 'Natasha' Nosdorovia." Lynn clearly was a girlfriend, and although we have yet to trace her identity, the Polish diminutive, "Nosdorovia" is something that crops up regularly in Kerouac's vocabulary. Natasha seems to be a reference to a fictive figure with whom he was juxtaposing Lynn. Kerouac's obituary of the Beat...
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