Title: Book of Dreams



Photographer: Robert Frank
Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: City Lights Books
Designer: Not listed

 

Image Title: Kerouac Dreams in Florida, c. 1960
Photo Genre: Portraiture
Book Genre: Autobiographical [Dreams]
Notes:

For this cover, Robert Frank's original image of Jack Kerouac asleep has been flipped vertically, rotated 90 degrees clockwise and toned purple. 

Kerouac and Frank, of course, were friends and occasional collaborators. Most famously, Kerouac wrote the introduction to The Americans, but they worked together on Pull My Daisy as well.
Frank's photograph of Kerouac was possibly taken on a road trip to Florida, published later in the Evergreen Review.
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