Saturday, 26 January 2013
The Neal Cassidy Day
February 1st sees the fourth annual 'Neal Cassidy Birthday Bash' held at The Mercury Cafe in Cassidy's hometown of Denver,Colorado. This year Mayor Hancock has designated the first of the month as 'Neal Cassidy Day'.
Less well-known than other members of the Beat generation, Cassidy's only literari work,The First Third, was published posthumously as an unfinished manuscript. However, it was Cassidy's spontaneous and free-flowing letter-writing that inspired Kerouac's own style.
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