An old friend of Sal from prep school. Sal originally heads out west to go see Remi in San Francisco. When he finally gets there, he lives with Remi and Lee Ann for a while and works with Remi as a guard at a nearby barracks. Remi and Sal have a falling out before Sal leaves, but they reunite in New York at the end of the novel.
Remi Boncoeur Character Timeline in On the Road
The timeline below shows where the character Remi Boncoeur appears in On the Road. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 12
Part 3, Chapter 3
Part 5, Chapter 1