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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
On the Road

kaleidoscope, July 2, 2007

Reading this book is like listening to great jazz. The ups, downs, and twists in the language within the stream of consiousness style makes the trips of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty fascinating and beautiful. This book is a classic for a reason; it is fantastic. Pivotal to the Beat movement, and to many counter-cultures that followed, this is part of American history. There are many who say it is over-rated, but it is necessary to decide for yourself, because if you are one of those people who this book gets to, then you will be in love forever.
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