On the Road: The Original Scroll

Author: Jack Kerouac

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SKU: 9780141189215
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.
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Book Cover:  Jack Kerouac: Visions of Cody, Visions of Gerard, Big Sur: (Library of America #262)
An authoritative edition of three Beat novels by the legendary author of On the Road.
An authoritative edition of three Beat novels by the legendary author of On the Road.
Published: 27/05/2015
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781598533743
RRP: $59.99
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Book Cover: The Haunted Life
The Haunted Life is ultimately a meditation on intellectual truth, male friendship and the desire for movement - all themes that would dominate Kerouac's later work.
The Haunted Life is ultimately a meditation on intellectual truth, male friendship and the desire for movement - all themes that would dominate Kerouac's later work.
Published: 27/05/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141394091
RRP: $24.99
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Book Cover: The Haunted Life
The Haunted Life is rounded out by sketches, notes, and reflections Kerouac kept during the novella's composition as well as a revealing selection of correspondence with his father, Leo.
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Published: 04/03/2014
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780141394084
RRP: $35.00
Book Cover: The Sea is My Brother: The Lost Novel
The Sea is My Brother is Jack Kerouac's very first novel, begun shortly after his tour as a merchant sailor in 1942.
The Sea is My Brother is Jack Kerouac's very first novel, begun shortly after his tour as a merchant sailor in 1942.
Published: 02/01/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141193342
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  On The Road: Popular Penguins
Jack Kerouac's On the Road rocked the establishment with its seminal, stream-of-consciousness portrayal of 1950s underground America. Amidst a whirlwind of sex, drugs and jazz, writer Sal Paradise and his hero 'the holy con-man with the shining mind', Dean Moriarty traverse the country in search of life and experience. Wild and exuberant, this life-changing novel defined the Beat generation and inspired...
Jack Kerouac's On the Road rocked the establishment with its seminal, stream-of-consciousness portrayal of 1950s underground America. Amidst a whirlwind of sex, drugs and jazz, writer Sal Paradise and...
Published: 01/09/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141037486
RRP: $9.95
Book Cover:  On the Road Film Tie In

Sal Paradise, young and innocent, joins the slightly crazed Dean Moriarty on a breathless, exuberant ride back and forth across the United States. Their hedonistic search for release or fulfilment through drink, sex, drugs and jazz becomes an exploration of personal freedom, a test of the limits of the American Dream.

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Published: 20/08/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140265002
RRP: $19.99
Book Cover:  Doctor Sax

Jack Kerouac called Doctor Sax, the enigmatic figure who haunted his boyhood imagination, 'my ghost, personal angel, private shadow, secret lover'. In this extraordinary autobiographical account of growing up in Lowell, Massachussetts, told through his fictional alter ego Jack Duluoz, he mingles real people and events with fantastical figures to capture the accents, scents, sights and texture of his...

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Published: 04/07/2012
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ISBN: 9780141198248
RRP: $22.99
Book Cover:  Big Sur

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ISBN: 9780141198255
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Format:Paperback, 416 pages
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ISBN-13:9780141189215
ISBN-10:0141189215
Publisher:Penguin UK

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