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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 50th anniversary edView all editions and formats
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This bible of the Beat Generation is a modern classic of the unforgettable exuberance, poignancy, and passion of the 1950s. It follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast. As he travels across 1950s America, aspiring writer Sal Paradise chronicles his escapades with the charismatic Dean Moriarty. Sal admires Dean's passion  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
On the road.
New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2007
(OCoLC)648786121
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 9780670063260 0670063266
OCLC Number: 134992381
Description: 307 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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This bible of the Beat Generation is a modern classic of the unforgettable exuberance, poignancy, and passion of the 1950s. It follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast. As he travels across 1950s America, aspiring writer Sal Paradise chronicles his escapades with the charismatic Dean Moriarty. Sal admires Dean's passion for experiencing as much as possible of life and his wild flights of poetic fancy.

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