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Tag: Desolation Angels

Listening: “One Fast Move or I’m Gone”

When I was 18 years old and a freshman theater major at Huntingdon College, I discovered Jack Kerouac’s On The Road during the spring semester and spent the next year of my life devouring his books. First, Subterraneans then Dharma Bums, then Desolation Angels . . . Of all of Kerouac’s books, On the Road is my favorite because it changed my life, causing me to quit the theatrical backstage work that I had hoped would carry me out of my hometown and declare that I would be a writer. However, Desolation Angels is the one that I go back to… Read more Listening: “One Fast Move or I’m Gone”