Book of Dreams (novel)

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Book of Dreams
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First edition cover
Author Jack Kerouac
Country United States
Language English
Publisher City Lights Press
Publication date
1960
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
ISBN 0-87286-380-8
OCLC 45466141
Preceded by Mexico City Blues
(1959)
Followed by Tristessa
(1960)

Book of Dreams is an experimental novel published by Jack Kerouac in 1960, culled from the dream journal he kept from 1952 to 1960. In it Kerouac tries to continue plot-lines with characters from his books as he sees them in his dreams. This book is stylistically wild, spontaneous, and flowing, like much of Kerouac's writing, and helps to give insight into the Beat Generation author's mind.

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