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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac; Ann Charters
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Road swings to the rhythms of 1950s underground America, jazz, sex, generosity, chill dawns and drugs, with Sal Paradise and his hero Dean Moriarty, traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat.
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Genre/Form: Belletristische Darstellung
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac; Ann Charters
ISBN: 0141182679 9780141182674
OCLC Number: 71225368
Notes: Originally published: USA : Viking, 1957.
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xxxii, 280 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac ; introduction by Ann Charters.

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Sal Paradise, a young innocent, joins his hero Dean Moriarty, a traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat, on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their search  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 Life is great, and few can put the zest and wonder Read more...

 
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