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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac; Ann Charters
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2000.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   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: Fiction
Belletristische Darstellung
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.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Description: xxxii, 280 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac ; introduction by Ann Charters.

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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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? 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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