Minstrel Island at The Parkway   Leave a comment

The Thomas Trail: every contact leaves traces




J. Kirkpatrick Sale @ The Parkway

(1955-1959) 309 The Parkway, Ithaca, NY

John Kirkpatrick Sale’s childhood home.  J. Kirk Sale’s father  William Merritt Sale, Jr. was Cornell’s Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences & Professor of English.  In 1958, J. Kirk Sale lived off-campus at 109 College Avenue.

1958 Ithaca directory:

1958 Ithaca, New York, City Directory J KIRK SALE

Tom & Kirk possibly wrote Minstrel Island at The Parkway.

309 The Parkway 6

309 The Parkway 4


Posted February 24, 2015 by Nadar in Thomas Pynchon

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