Heart Beat: My Time With Jack And Neal

Author: Carolyn Cassady

Publication date: 1976

Creative Arts Books

A portrait of the authors life with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady. Includes letters from Kerouac, Cassady and Allen Ginsberg. The book was used as the starting point for the 1980 movie Heart Beat which starred Nick Nolte and Sissy Spacek. Heart Beat also formed the basis of the lengthier work by Carolyn Cassady, Off the Road: My Years With Cassady, Kerouac and Ginsberg.