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Tristessa

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'She understands Karma, she says: "What I do, I reap"' Her name means sadness, yet Tristessa, a prostitute and morphine addict, lives without cares in her shabby room with a menagerie of pets and an altar to the Virgin Mary. Based on Jack Kerouac's own real-life love affair in Mexico city, this is the story of a man's ill-fated relationship with a woman he portrays with tenderness and dignity, even as her life spirals out of control. 'A narrative meditation studying a hen, a rooster, a dove, a cat, a chihuaha dog, family ...

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Tristessa
2020, Woolf Haus Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781925788570

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Tristessa
2019, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241388990

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Tristessa
2017, DeVault-Graves Agency

ISBN-13: 9781942531210

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Tristessa
2011, Editorial Escalera

ISBN-13: 9788493836375

Spanish

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Tristessa
1992, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140168112

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Tristessa
1990, McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN-13: 9780070342392

2nd edition

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Tristessa
1978, McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN-13: 9780070342057

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