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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Penguin essential editions.
Edition/Format:   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
ISBN: 0143036386 9780143036388
OCLC Number: 61409731
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1957.
Description: 307 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Penguin essential editions.
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. 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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