Synopses & Reviews
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
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.