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Encyclopedia > Pic (Novel)
Pic/Satori in Paris cover
Author Jack Kerouac
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Autobiographical novel
Publisher Grove Press
Publication date 1971
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 120 pp
Preceded by Vanity of Duluoz
Followed by Scattered Poems

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Pic is the story of a small child, Pictorial Review Jackson, from North Carolina. When his grandfather, with whom he lives, dies, his older brother appears and plucks him from the disfunctional home of his aunt. They journey north to New York City, where Pic bears witness to the economic 'hard times' his brother is experiencing. After losing not one, but two jobs in one day, his brother sends his pregnant girlfriend to live with her sister in San Francisco, as the two boys try to hitch and bum their way across the country. Pictorial Review is a magazine which first appeared in September, 1899. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ...

It is written in a voice that is stereotypically black. Apparently Kerouac felt that this would be appropriate for his ten-year old protagonist.

It is out of print and currently available only as a single volume with either of Kerouac's novels Satori in Paris and The Subterraneans. Satori in Paris, a 1966 novel by Jack Kerouac. ... The Subterraneans cover The Subterraneans is a 1958 novel by Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac. ...


  • 1971. Pic, ISBN 0-7043-1122-4
  • 1988. Satori in Paris & Pic, ISBN 0-8021-3061-5

Books by Jack Kerouac
The Town and the CityOn the RoadThe SubterraneansThe Dharma BumsDoctor SaxMaggie CassidyMexico City BluesBook of DreamsTristessaVisions of CodyLonesome TravelerBig SurVisions of GerardDesolation AngelsSatori in ParisVanity of DuluozPicScattered PoemsAtop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other WritingsOld Angel MidnightGood Blonde & OthersOrpheus EmergedBook of SketchesAnd the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks (unpublished)



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