Title: Book of Dreams
Photographer: Robert Frank
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication Date: 1981
Designer: Not listed
Image Title: Kerouac Dreams in Florida, c. 1960
Photo Genre: Portraiture
Book Genre: Autobiographical [Dreams]
For this cover, Robert Frank's original image of Jack Kerouac asleep has been flipped vertically, rotated 90 degrees clockwise and toned purple.
Kerouac and Frank, of course, were friends and occasional collaborators. Most famously, Kerouac wrote the introduction to The Americans, but they worked together on Pull My Daisy as well.
Frank's photograph of Kerouac was possibly taken on a road trip to Florida, published later in the Evergreen Review.