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On the Road

On the Road


by Jack Kerouac

Remi Boncoeur Timeline and Summary

  • Remi invites Sal out to San Francisco.
  • He is thrilled when Sal arrives.
  • We find out that he dated (one date) Sal’s ex-wife before Sal stole her away.
  • He and Lee Ann yell at each other a lot.
  • Remi becomes a guard in a night barracks with Sal.
  • Remi displays his penchant for thievery.
  • Remi loses all his money at the racetrack.
  • Remi insists that they all act rich and normal while his stepfather visits.
  • Much later, Remi shows up in New York to see Sal and most definitely NOT to see Dean.