Wednesday, May 25, 2016

THE NEAL CASSADY LETTER THAT INSPIRED ON THE ROAD





Neal Cassady wrote 16,000 word letter over three days in December 1950.

Later admitted to having been on amphetamine Benzadrine the whole time.

Kerouac said the 18-page note was 'the greatest piece of writing I ever saw.'

Letter was lost for 60 years but was found in a defunct publishing house