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On the Roadby Jack Kerouac
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Jack 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.
Introduction by Ann Charters
Book News Annotation:
**** Cited in BCL3. A reprint of the novel first published (by Viking) in 1957. And still printed on acidic paper--it deserves better. New, long introduction by Ann Charters.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [xxxi]-xxxiii).
About the Author
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) considered all of his "true-story novels," including On the Road, to be "chapters" of "one vast book," his multi-volume autobiographical Legend of Duluoz.
Ann Charters is the editor of several Beat compilations, including The Portable Beat Reader.
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