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On the Road: (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century) (Paperback, Deckle Edge)

| Penguin Group USA | 6/1/1999

ISBN-10 : 0140283293   ISBN-13 : 9780140283297   List Price : $18.00

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A counterculture classic records the escapades of members of the beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast. Reprint.

Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast

The legendary novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation, now in a striking new Pengiun Classics Deluxe Edition 

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.   



The legendary novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation, now in a striking new Pengiun Classics Deluxe Edition 

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.   



Product Details

  • ISBN-10: 0140283293
  • ISBN-13: 9780140283297
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 293
  • Dimensions: 5.75 (w) x 8.74 (h) x 0.98 (d)
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