On the Road
by Jack Kerouac
On The Road swings to the rhythms of 1950s underground America, jazz, sex, generosity, chill dawns and drugs, with Sal Paradise and his hero Dean Moriarty, traveller and mystic, the living epitome of Beat. Now recognized as a modern classic, Kerouac's American Dream is nearer that of Walt Whitman than F. Scott Fitzgerald's, and the narrative goes r...
Sep 20, 1991I read On the Road in maybe 1959. It changed my life like it changed everyone else’s. – source
Jack Kerouac has a huge impact on my life, On the Road, Dharma Bums. His books were initially tapped me into the idea that life could be ecstatically beautiful. – source