On the Road
On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance.
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.
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If you love being confused, READ THIS BOOKUser Review - Annmaree - Borders
This book moves so quickly that it is not even an enjoyable read. I always have to finish every book that I start and this was a tough one to get through. I really wanted to like this book because ... Read full review
Interesting, but not Kerouac's best...User Review - WarmTaffy - Borders
Although widely considered to be Kerouac's greatest work, I myself was not too impressed with On the Road. Reading through the novel, you can definately tell the extent of influence drugs had on ... Read full review
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