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The Town and the City

The Town and the City
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Website: Amazon
Manufacturer: Mariner Books
Release date: 21 October 1970
ISBN-10 : 0156907909 | ISBN-13: 9780156907903
11/07 (1), B&N (1), HC (1), Fiction (1)
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"Peter "Peter is the most like Kerouac. He wins a football scholarship (the personal struggles and triumphs on the gridiron are detailed wonderfully here; we now know exactly how Kerouac felt about his football career). He wins a scholarship to an Ivy League college (Penn instead of Kerouac's Columbia) and drops out in a fit of despair after receiving a poignant letter from his father. He has good-hearted small-town friends like Alexander Panos (based on Sammy Sampas, whose sister Kerouac would "


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