Jack's Book:. An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac.
New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. First State: with only the dedication by Gifford on the verso of the table of contents (that of Lee omitted.) With the voices of the men and women who populate the Kerouac novels, including: William Burroughs, Carolyn Cassady, Malcolm Cowley, Allen Ginsberg, John Clellon Holmes, Gary Snyder, Gore Vidal, Gregory Corso, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Robert Duncan, Herbert Huncke, Michael McClure, Philip Whalen et al. Early Gifford non-fiction book. Scarce signed. Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Item #282 Tight, bright and apparently unread. DJ shows very light edge wear. 8vo. 339pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Index. Inscribed by author to friend (who later produced Gifford's "Wild at Heart").