Books: Sweet Jack Gone

KEROUAC by ANN CHARTERS 384 pages. Straight Arrow. $7.95.

VISIONS OF CODY by JACK KEROUAC 398 pages. McGraw-Hill. $8.95.

The child discovers that his favorite ballplayer can be traded to a rival team and play just as well. The adult learns that politicians do not have to fool all the people all the time; some of the time is usually sufficient. Now, as if the world were not disillusioning enough, we find out in Ann Charters' forthcoming biography that Jack Kerouac did not drive.

Kerouac, the author of On the Road, the Jack that...

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