|About the Book|
A quintessential novel of America & the Beat Generation On the Road chronicles Jack Kerouacs years traveling the N. American continent with his friend Neal Cassady, a sideburned hero of the snowy West. As Sal Paradise & Dean Moriarty, the two roam the country in a quest for self-knowledge & experience. Kerouacs love of America, compassion for humanity & sense of language as jazz combine to make On the Road an inspirational work of lasting importance. This classic novel of freedom & longing defined what it meant to be Beat & has inspired every generation since its initial publication.