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Heart Beat: My Life With Jack and Neal

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Paperback, 93 pages
Published July 1st 1976 by Creative Arts Book Co
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Tanya Hallam
Oct 18, 2014 Tanya Hallam rated it it was amazing
The perfect book for a plane ride. I read Off The Road by Carolyn Cassady in high school 20 years ago. While it is a far more detailed book, Heartbeat is a nice intro to CC and the two loves of her life. Highly recommend both books!
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Dec 29, 2008 wigger rated it really liked it
A sane, rational & heart felt description of her life w/ Jack & Neal. It helped me to understand how she could "stand by her men" with so much craziness going on.
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Carolyn Elizabeth Robinson Cassady was a memoirist/ American writer associated with the Beat Generation through her marriage to Neal Cassady and her friendships with Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, and other Beat figures. She became a frequent character in the works of Jack Kerouac and became a prominent figure in documentaries, movies, lectures, books, and events discussing the legacy of the Beat G ...more
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