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Sorting out Saroyans

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Is Adam Saroyan related to Williams Saroyan?

Is there an Aram Saroyan or is that just a typo on

Why are Big Sur and Tristessa credited to Jack Kerouac and Aram (or Adam) Saroyan? Well, to be more specific, what part did one of these Saroyans have in the writing of Big Sur and Tristessa and why are they not usually referred to when discussing these books?