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On the Road

Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac's groundbreaking novel—soon to be a major motion picture with a star-studded castIn what is sure to be one of the major cinematic events of 2012, Jack Kerouac's legendary Beat classic, On the Road, will finally hit the big screen. Directed by Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries; Paris, Je T'Aime) and with a cast of some of Hollywood'...
Publish Date
November 20
First Published in 1957
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Steve Jobs and I definitely read On the Road prior to the India trip.      source
Sep 20, 1991
I 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
Read On the Road.      source
Opened up the ecstatic beauty of life’s little moments to me as a teenager.      source