Some cool covers over the years: The Dharma Bums, by Jack Kerouac.

Via on Nov 23, 2009

The Covers; a photo slideshow.

“Fighting, drinking, scorning convention, making wild love — zany antics of America’s young Beats in their mad search for kicks”

A great book, not as great as On the Road, but highly readable and full of Kerouac’s alternately lugubrious and ecstatic prose.

My generation was nicknamed “the Dharma Brats” as some sort of combination of Army Brats and Keraouc’s Dharma Bums.

Covers:

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17 Responses to “Some cool covers over the years: The Dharma Bums, by Jack Kerouac.”

  1. kia says:

    Two of my fave book possessions are copies of the Dharma Bums. One is a newer paperback that Gary Snyder signed as Japhy Ryder on the page his character is introduced. Another is a first edition copy gifted by a friend who passed.

  2. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection!

    Lots more Dharma Bums covers here:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

  3. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection!

    Lots more Dharma Bums covers here:

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

    pitoucat

  4. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more Dharma Bums covers here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

    pitoucat

  5. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more Dharma Bums covers here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

  6. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more Dharma Bums covers here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

  7. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more of Kerouac's Dharma Bums book covers can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72… — Pitoucat

  8. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more of Kerouac's Dharma Bums book covers can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72… — Pitoucat

  9. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more of Kerouac's Dharma Bums book covers can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72… — Pitoucat

  10. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection! Lots more of Kerouac's Dharma Bums book covers can be seen here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72… — Pitoucat

  11. There are audio versions of The Dharma Bums that compliment, enhance or offer an enjoyable alternative to the book.

  12. There are audio versions of The Dharma Bums that compliment, enhance or offer an enjoyable alternative to the book.

  13. There are audio versions of The Dharma Bums that compliment, enhance or offer an enjoyable alternative to the book.

  14. There are audio versions of The Dharma Bums that compliment, enhance or offer an enjoyable alternative to the book.

  15. pitoucat says:

    Nice selection. There are lots more of Kerouac's Dharma Bums book covers here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/29873672@N02/sets/72

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