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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2011.
Series: Penguin essentials.
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: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 9780241951538 0241951534
OCLC Number: 758950816
Notes: Originally published: New York: Viking, 1957; UK : André Deutsch, 1958. originally published by Penguin Books in 1972.
Description: 280 pages ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Penguin essentials.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac.

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Sal Paradise, young and innocent, joins the slightly crazed Dean Moriarty on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their hedonistic search for release or fulfilment  Read more...

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Pop writing at its best. It changed the way I saw the world, making me yearn for fresh experience -- Hanif Kureishi Independent on Sunday On the Road sold a trillion Levis and a million espresso Read more...

 
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