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Carolyn Cassidy describes her years as a beatnik with famous husband Neal Cassidy (cult figure from On the Road) and her friendship with Jack Kerouac and the other beatniks. She has a tremendous task of keeping up with her husband especially with all of his friends and with their wild sex life. Some increble rare photos were also included and the insight into the tumoltuous relationship is incredible with details previously unknown. Cassidy is protrayed as a loving husband.
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Plot & Themes

Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+ Road trip    -   Yes

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker Ethnicity    -   White Nationality    -   American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast    -   California Century:    -   1930's-1950's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   very happy    -   like laughing Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   descript. of nude males (the big P)    -   licking    -   orgies    -   descript. of female anat. (the big B's)    -   actual description of hetero sex Pictures/Illustrations?    -   None How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   0-25% of book

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