On the Road
On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouac's years traveling the North American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, "a sideburned hero of the snowy West." As "Sal Paradise" and "Dean Moriarty," the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge and experience. Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance.
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.
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Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)User Review - Kat - Goodreads
I fell in love with Kerouac when I read The Dharma Bums back in 2008. I had tried to start On the Road soon after, but found the style more different than I would've liked -- more practical, less ... Read full review
Review: On the Road (Duluoz Legend)User Review - joycesu - Goodreads
Sal Paradise is Kerouac's self-involved, fantasy character in On the Road. The name in and of itself conjures ideas of grand self-delusion. The “adventures” he embarks upon with his friend Dean ... Read full review
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