Ken Kesey

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Ken Kesey
BornKenneth Elton Kesey
17 September 1935(1935-09-17)
La Junta, Colorado, U.S.
Dee'd10 November 2001(2001-11-10) (aged 66)
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.[1][2]
ThriftNovelist, short story writer, essayist, poet
NaitionalityAmerican
GenreBeat, postmodernism
Leeterar muivementMerry Pranksters
Notable warksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962)
Sometimes a Great Notion (1964)

Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (/ˈkz/; September 17, 1935 – November 10, 2001) wis an American novelist, essayist, an coontercultural figur. He conseedert himsel a airtin atween the Beat Generation o the 1950s an the hippies o the 1960s.

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  1. Lehmann-Haupt, Christopher. "Ken Kesey, Author of 'Cuckoo's Nest,' Who Defined the Psychedelic Era, Dies at 66", The New York Times (November 11, 2001). Retrieved February 21, 2008.
  2. Baker, Jeff (November 11, 2001). "All times a great artist, Ken Kesey is dead at age 66". The Oregonian. pp. A1.