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Big Sur

Big Sur


by Jack Kerouac

Big Sur: Drinking In the Scenery, As Well As Some Booze Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Big Sur? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What does Cody’s wife believe?

That Jack will drink himself to death
That she and Jack will be together in another life
That Cody is having an affair
That there were thirteen gunmen and one bloodthirsty tiger on the grassy knoll, making her one of the loonier conspiracy theorists
Q. What condition does George have?

Restless tongue syndrome
Hoof in mouth disease
Q. Jack falls for whom?

Cody’s sister
Cody’s mistress
Cody’s daughter
Cody’s nurse
Cody’s inflatable friend, Lindsay Latex
Q. What does Billie want Jack to do?

Marry her
Realize his potential as a master product testing associate
Leave and never see her again
Stop driving
Q. In what state is Jack during his last visit to Big Sur?

A state of grace
A state of shock
A state of delirium
A state of Wyoming