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Publisher Description

The classic novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation

September 5th, 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of On the Road

Inspired by Jack Kerouac's adventures with Neal Cassady, On the Road tells the story of two friends whose cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. Written with a mixture of sad-eyed naiveté and wild ambition and imbued with Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz, On the Road is the quintessential American vision of freedom and hope, a book that changed American literature and changed anyone who has ever picked it up.  

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1976
December 28
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Starkos8 ,

Great book, lousy editing

The story, as ever, is great. But the editing in this version is just lousy. Misspellings, missing letters and punctuation, phrases only half italicized. No good excuse when this book has been around so long and gone through so many editions.

dylan_hurricane ,

Why?

Great novel. How can this electronic version cost more than the real book?

jzhu2018 ,

idiosyncratic yet timeless

Some might think the story belonged to the past. The truth is that the story is ever-unfolding. The inherent desire to burst out for freedom and to break the shackles hallmarked our history which has always repeated itself.

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