"e;Big Sur"e; by Jack Kerouac is considered as one of the modern classics, a masterpiece that is particularly known for its writing style and its extraordinary handling of its subject. The book was first published in 1962. Jack Duluoz is the alter-ego of Jack Kerouac, the author, in this novel. The story recounts the events that surround Jack Duluoz's three brief sojourns to a cabin in Bixby Canyon. The place where the cabin is built in the woods is known as "e;Big Sur."e; The cabin is owned by Jack's friend and Beat poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti.