The new film about Jack Kerouac - On the Road - takes us back into the angst ridden, hard drinking and living world of the Beat generation poets.
One place you might not necessarily connect with this group of era-shaping American writers is Tangier.
Yet Jack Kerouac and most of the other Beats all went to this northern Morocco port town and together they left it with a curious literary heritage, as Sylvia Smith reports.
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