Category Archives: The Beats

Valley Boy has been published and I am Happy.

Valley Boy, Part of the Okie Chronicle– A Novel by Jack Remick Valley Boy ($13.95, 254 pp, 6×9 Trade Paperback ISBN: 978-1-60381-145-3), by Jack Remick, covers a year in the life of a third-generation Okie teenager who is struggling with … Continue reading

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Field Work in Lowell for The Deification

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The Deification, Homage to the Beats

I grew up in California’s Central Valley. The Valley was huge but stifling. If you climbed the town water tower one foggy night and the cops hauled you down, it made the local newspaper–“Boys Saved From Fall and Likely Death”. … Continue reading

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