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kerouac/hst

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In several of his letters (i can't recall which volume) he professed a great admiration for "OTR". He even tried to transcribe the book (like he did to Hemingway and F. Scott) but had trouble getting into the rhythm. I think I read somewhere that he refered to Kerouac's writing as maniacal. He did critize several of Kerouac's books, though.

Thanks for the note.

Kevin Kizer
Peoria, IL