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    In this highly entertaining work, Bill Morgan,a leading authority on the movement and a man who personally knew most of the Beats, narrates the history of these writers as primarily a social group of friends, tracing their origins together during the World War II years to the full blossoming of their notoriety in the late 1950s to their profound influence...
    The book is a delight to read since Dylan's prose flows, and the book is most decidedly a page turner. He provides many insights into his thinking as he haltingly takes us from the time he arrived in New York City to the days of his mega-fame. In the pages of CHRONICLES, we see a man who is a keen observer, but also one who is far more pedestrian in...