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Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1999. ©1955
Series: Penguin great books of the 20th century.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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FROM THE PUBLISHER : On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassidy, "a side burned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969.
On the road.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1999
(OCoLC)681050351
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 0140283293 9780140283297
OCLC Number: 41721758
Awards: Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: 293 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Penguin great books of the 20th century.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast.  Read more...

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