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Review: On the Road

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

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 forty years ago. Read full review

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Love at first site
Loved it!! Could not put it down. Loved the free spirited characters. It made me long for a life like that.

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On The Road
Read this during college graduation week in June of 1962 and immediately after getting the hard earned degree, I hit the road hitching across the US from Brooklyn to Long Beach. Thanks to
Jack I had one of the greatest timees of my life. Too bad it can't be done in the 21st century as easily as back in the day. Reading it again, and soon to reread Orwells "Down And Out In Paris And London". 

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Long and winding tale of a few young men looking for happiness in all the wrong places. A description of their lives, unhindered by any form of plot or character development. Superb writing, but going nowhere slow.

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This a book that really changed my life in highschool it help me turn to a different direction in my life that allow me to grow as an individual. I really feel that anyone who really reads this will find themselves changed for the better

Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)

User Review  - Gareth Cassidy - Goodreads

The writing detailing the journeys of Sal and Dean across post-war America is beautiful. A book i could read multiple times. Read full review

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User Review  - Tony Shepherd - Goodreads

It may seem trite, but this novel changed my life. I read it for the first time the summer before my senior year of high school, and I have been held by it for over 20 years. If you haven't explored the beauty of this masterpiece, you're doing yourself a disservice. Read full review

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User Review  - Nassim - Goodreads

a must read classic. Read full review

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User Review  - Jon Eames - Goodreads

I'm no huge fan of the pretentious hipster/beatnik tradition BUT this book was beautiful and poetic. Definitely an ode to American lore and exploration. Read full review

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