The Holy Goof: A Biography of Neal Cassady (Hardcover) by William Plummer
Neal Cassady played the central character in Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. as the noble savage Dean Moriarty in On the Road. He was “the secret hero” of Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl,” Cassady knew how to live life on the edge. Plummer shares with us the details of his life from his early years in Denver through all his adventures including driving the psychedelic bus, Furthur with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters until his death in 1968 when he was 41.