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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1972
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sal Paradise ("Sam Riley"), a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty ("Garrett Hedlund"), a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 0141182679 9780141182674
OCLC Number: 43419454
Notes: Originally published: USA : Viking, 1957.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: xxxii, 280 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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? A dazzling piece of writing for all of its rough edges, stripped of affectations that in the novel can sometimes verge on bathos . . . It seems much more immediate and contemporary.??Luc Sante, " Read more...

 
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