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The Portable Beat Reader by Ann Charters
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An excellent overview of the Beats. Includes hard to find pieces by lesser known writers like Herbert Huncke, John Clellon Holmes and others who were just as indispensable in defining what would become the 50s and 60s counter-culture as Kerouac, Burroughs and Ginsberg.
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