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Joyce Johnson discusses her book "Minor Characters"

BROADCAST: Feb. 8, 1983 | DURATION: 00:56:35

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Synopsis

Joyce Johnson's "Minor Characters" is a memoir about her time spent with Jack Kerouac. Johnson covers the Beat Generation and the time for writers and poets to express their creativity. There is also an excerpt from an interview with Peter Orlofsky and Allen Ginsberg.