Daily Archives: January 22, 2018

Big Sur – Jack Kerouac (1962)

“Big Sur is a 1962 novel by Jack Kerouac. It recounts the events surrounding Kerouac’s (here known by the name of his fictional alter-ego Jack Duluoz) three brief sojourns to a cabin in Bixby Canyon, Big Sur, owned by Kerouac’s … Continue reading

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A Little Piece of Hell

“It was known to local missionaries as ‘the Hill of Angels,’ but to the occupying Marines, Con Thien was a little piece of hell. Just two miles south of the Demilitarized Zone, it was a barren, bulldozed plateau of red … Continue reading

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