Milan: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Piccola Biblioteca Oscar), April 2007. Italian first edition of Beat Generation, translated by Sergio Altieri. Beat Generation is a play written by Kerouac upon returning home to Florida after On the Road had been published in 1957. Theatre producer Leo Gavin had suggested that Kerouac should write a play, the outcome being Beat Generation. However, after being written it was rejected by theatre companies and was shelved in warehouse storage until being re-discovered in a New Jersey warehouse in 2005.
Duodecimo (12mo), 98 pp. In original pictorial matte-coated wrappers with French flaps, perfect bound. As new. Additional photos available on request.