America’s Teen-Age Jungle And A Searing Story Of Youth In Search Of ‘Kicks’
From the back:
Against a background of fast-drinking, drug addiction, wild jazz and all-night parties, the young people of today who make up the Beat Generation carry on their desperate search for a meaning to their lives—a search for identity, experience and love. The Beats may be found pursuing their restless quest in every big American city. Here is the world of the Beat Generation—a world of dingy back-stairs, be-bop joints, night-long wanderings, meetings on street corners, hitch-hiking, and ‘hip’ bars.