On the Road: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) by Kerouac, Jack
On the Road [Paperback] Jack Kerouac - Paperback

On the Road [Paperback] Jack Kerouac - Paperback

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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 naivet 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.

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: Penguin Group
Published: 06/01/1999
Pages: 304
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.73lbs
Size: 8.42h x 5.62w x 0.82d
ISBN: 9780140283297
Age Range: 18-UP

Review Citation(s):
Ingram Advance 06/01/1999 pg. 102

About the Author
Jack Kerouac(1922-1969), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922 and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969. Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody.