ACH139: Jack Kerouac is known as one of the founder of the Beat Generation and is infamous for his debauched lifestyle, but as Tom and Noëlle Crowe tell us, Kerouac saw himself as a Catholic writer who after much wandering, found himself, like St. Augustine, eventually coming home to his Catholic faith.
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- Original hipsters: the Beats’ Catholic confusion | Angelus News
- The Conservative Kerouac – The American Conservative
- Jack Kerouac: Conservative, Catholic | National Review
- Discovering the Catholic in Jack Kerouac, author of the Beat Generation – Georgia Bulletin
- Jack Kerouac – Wikipedia
- John Sampas, Kerouac estate guardian, dies at 84
- Jack Kerouac’s Funeral – The Allen Ginsberg Project
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