Kerouac fans have to love a book titled, Blaming Japhy Ryder: Memoir of a Dharma Bum Who Survived. Author Philip A. Bralich used The Dharma Bums as his inspiration to write this memoir detailing his psychological and spiritual triumph over difficulties caused by series of traumas he endured in the Peace Corps in West Africa in 1978.
I just tweeted Balboa Press to see if they'll send me a review copy. Stay tuned . . . .