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Vanity of Duluoz

by Jack Kerouac

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New York: Coward-McCann, 1968. First USA Edition/First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine book with sunning and rubbing to the spine, in a very good price clipped dustjacket, with chips and wear to the spine ends and a 1 inch tear to the bottom front flap. The last novel published during Kerouac's life, detailing his early life in Lowell to the New York underground scene. . First Edition. Hard Cover.

Vanity of Duluoz is a 1968 semi-autobiographical novel by Jack Kerouac. The book describes the adventures of Kerouac's alter ego, Jack Duluoz, covering the period of his life between 1935 and 1946. The book includes reminiscences of the author's high school experiences in Lowell, Massachusetts, his education at Columbia University, and his subsequent naval service during World War II. It culminates with the beginnings of the beat movement.


  • Bookseller: MDS Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001071
  • Title: Vanity of Duluoz
  • Author: Jack Kerouac
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Coward-McCann
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1968


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