A love story between two misunderstood new bohemians who don't even understand themselves.
The love affair the autobiographical novel by Jack Kerouac is based upon took place in New York City, but Grove Press, Kerouac's publisher, had him change the location to San Francisco to minimize exposure to libel suits.
I bought you a television set, didn't I? With the money I made on the railroad, didn't I? And it's not like I eat my head off around here.
Charlotte Percepied: Yes, you bought me a television set. You left me alone for 3 months, to go off and work on the railroad, like ...