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Lonesome Traveler is an autobiographical work about Kerouac's life but it is made to read like fiction. He discusses his writing and the affects it had on the public. He relives his years of traveling and the many odd jobs that he occupied over the years.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1960's-1970's Life of a profession:    -   writer Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Job/Profession/Status story    -   Yes Drinking/Drugs problems?    -   drugs

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   7 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Pacific NW    -   California

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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