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On the road

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Education, 2012.
Series: Penguin readers. Level 6
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the Road is based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across America. It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and drug use. On the Road portrays the story of a fierce personal quest for meaning and belonging. This comes at an interesting point in American history when conformity was praised and outsiders were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 1408276437 9781408276433
OCLC Number: 829760663
Notes: MP3-CD.
Description: 1 v. + ; .. cm. + 1 sound disc.
Series Title: Penguin readers. Level 6
Responsibility: based on the story by Jack Kerouac.

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On the Road is based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across America. It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and drug use. On the Road portrays the story of a fierce personal quest for meaning and belonging. This comes at an interesting point in American history when conformity was praised and outsiders were suspect. The Beat Generation arose out of a time of intense conflict, both internally and externally'

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