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Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin Books, ©1991.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Pulsating with the rhythms of fifties underground America, jazz, sex, illicit drugs, and the mystery and promise of the open road, tells the story of two friends, whose four cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Kerouac
ISBN: 0142437255 9780142437254 0140185216 9780140185218
OCLC Number: 861034459
Description: xxxiv, 307 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Jack Kerouac ; introduction by Ann Charters.

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Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing defined what it meant to be "Beat" and has inspired every generation since its initial publication more than 40 years ago.  Read more...

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"An authentic work of art . . . the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat, ' and whose principal Read more...

 
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