"The First Third and Other Writings" (autobiography, essays and letters), City Lights Books, 1971
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Print Biography |
3 Portrayals |
1 Article |
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Twenty years of fast living - there's just not much left, and my kids are all screwed up. Don't do what I have done. [Advice to a young friend, January, 1967]
Is immortalized as the driver of Ken Kesey
's psychedelic school-bus "Further" by Tom Wolfe
in "The Electric Kool-Aid Acide Test." Kesey himself recreated Neal's death in a short story named "The Day After Superman Died" (collected in "Demon Box"), in which Cassady is quoted mumbling the number of ties he had counted in the rail (sixty-four thousand nine-hundred and twenty-eight) as his last words...
The Holy Goof