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Author: Jack Kerouac; Ann Charters
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. 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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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac; Ann Charters
ISBN: 0142437255 9780142437254
OCLC Number: 52316091
Description: xxxiv, 307 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac ; introduction by Ann Charters.

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Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than 40 years ago.  Read more...

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"Life is great, and few can put the zest and wonder and sadness and humor of it on paper more interestingly than Kerouac." --San Francisco Chronicle

 
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