• Massachusetts March 12, 2022 7:00 pm

    Jack Kerouac's Hometown Celebrates Centennial of his Birth

    In the 1950s, Jack Kerouac and fellow writers Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs came to define a new kind of freewheeling American prose in the midst of an otherwise staid decade. A hundred years after his birth on March 12, 1922, Kerouac, a Lowell, Massachusetts native, is being embraced as a literary icon in his hometown. The son of French-Canadian…

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