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Jack Kerouac
Underwear Personally Owned & Worn by Jack Kerouac - Famous Author of On the Road
JACK KEROUAC. Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was a highly influential American writer widely acknowledged as the most dynamic and brilliant figure of the "Beat" movement. His classic autobiographical novel On the Road (1957) takes a place among the high points of twentieth-century American literature. UNDERWEAR PERSONALLY OWNED AND WORN BY JACK KEROUAC, THE FAMOUS BEAT AUTHOR BEST-KNOWN FOR HIS NOVEL ON THE ROAD Pair of button-fly white underwear boxers, measuring 24.5 by 17.75 inches and in fine condition with only minor staining, personally owned and worn by Jack Kerouac. Accompanied with a certificate of authenticity from Jack Kerouac's executor and nephew, John Shen-Sampas, and a certificate of authenticity from University Archives, the world's leading historical documents and relics company, both acknowledging the underwear came from Kerouac's estate. John Shen-Sampas is the son of John Sampas, the brother-in-law of Jack Kerouac and the brother of Kerouac's wife, Stella Kerouac. ACCOMPANIED WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY FROM KEROUAC'S EXECUTOR AND NEPHEW AND A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY FROM UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES Kerouac was nearly 5 feet 9 inches in height and had a stocky, athletic build. Judging from his clothes, his head, feet, and legs were larger than average and he typically wore either L or XL sized clothing. This assortment of undershirts and underwear shows that Kerouac prioritized comfort over other sartorial considerations. If Kerouac loved an article of clothing, he (or maybe wife Stella) would alter or repair it, sometimes many, many times. Each fabric patc … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Gray Collections Inventory (grayautographs) [Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States]
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