Thursday, September 26, 2013

Carolyn Cassady, the wife...

...of Neal Cassady, the inspiration for the character Dean Moriarty in Jack Kerouac's On the Road, died at age 90.

Ms. Cassady was the author of two books on the Beat Generation, Heart Beat: My Life With Jack and Neal (1976), which was made into a 1980 film, and Off the Road: My Years With Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg (1990), from which she is reading in the above picture.

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