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Poets on the peaks

Jack Kerouac, Gary Snyder & Philip Whalen in the North Cascades

by John Suiter

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Pacific,
  • North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
  • Northwest, Pacific.
    • Subjects:
    • Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 -- Homes and haunts -- North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
    • Snyder, Gary, 1930- -- Homes and haunts -- North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
    • Whalen, Philip -- Homes and haunts -- North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
    • Beat generation -- Biography,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Northwest, Pacific,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.),
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Northwest, Pacific -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century,
    • Northwest, Pacific -- Biography,
    • North Cascades (B.C. and Wash.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtext and photographs by John Suiter.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS228.B6 S78 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3951980M
      ISBN 101582431485
      LC Control Number2001047248

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      Originally published in Poem-a-Day on June 7, , by the Academy of American Poets. Dao Strom is the author of several books, including the bilingual poetry/art book, You Will Always Be Someone From Somewhere Else, (AJAR Press, ) and a hybrid-form memoir We Were Meant To Be a Gentle People, accompanied by a song-cycle, East/West (Press.   This book has too many layers to explore here, but the top one is the effect the solitary fire lookout experience had on the thinking and work of these three major American writers. There are several other layers in “Poets on the Peaks,” all of them fascinating, well-researched and eloquently described.


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Poets on the Peaks is about the development of a community of poets, including the famous Six Gallery reading Poets on the Peaks is about the development of a community of poets, including the famous Six Gallery reading of Octoberand contains unexpected cameos by fellow poets and mountain-climbers Allen Ginsberg, Kenneth Rexroth, Philip /5.

“Poets on the Peaks: Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen & Jack Kerouac in the North Cascades is a gem that combines literary scholarship, Northwest history and a dash of Zen Buddhism into a coffee-table book that is a visual stunner, thanks to Suiter’s photographs.” —The Portland Oregonian, Top 10 Books of   "Poets on the Peaks is a landmark work, compelling in both word and image." -- Whole Earth Magazine "A narrative landscape as illuminating as it is liquid." -- Bloomsbury Review "Sensitive prose and exquisite black-and-white photographs." -- Books & Culture/5(5).

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Based on scores of previously unpublished letters and journals, plus recent interviews with Snyder and Whalen and several others, "Poets on the Peaks" creates a group portrait of Kerouac, Snyder, and Whalen that transcends the tired urban cliches of the "Beat" life.

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