On the Road
By (author) Jack Kerouac
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On the Road book by 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's biggest stars, including Kristen Stewart (The Twilight Saga), Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams ("Julie & Julia," "The Fighter"), Tom Sturridge, and Viggo Mortensen (the Lord of the Rings trilogy, "The Road"), the film will attract new fans who will be inspired by Kerouac's revolutionary masterwork.
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Classification: Classic fiction (pre c 1945) , Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback / softback (213mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2012
Country of Publication: United States
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Books By Author Jack Kerouac
Sea Is My Brother, Paperback / softback (April 2013)
The first major work by Jack Kerouac--never previously published in its entirety--now with related early writing and correspondence
On the Road, Paperback (September 2012)
Blending fiction and autobiography, this novel swings to the rhythms of 1950s underground America.
Beat Generation, Paperback (July 2012)
Written in 1957, but only recently rediscovered in manuscript form in a New Jersey warehouse, Beat Generation bears the hallmarks of vintage Kerouac: flowing, stream-of-consciousness language, orchestrated with a jazz-like sense of adventure and rhythm.
Visions of Cody, Paperback (March 2012)» View all books by Jack Kerouac
Offers an examination of the author's own New York life. Transcribing taped conversations between members of their group as they took drugs and drank, this book reveals a portrait of people caught up in destructive relationships with substances, and one another.
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Author Biography - Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac(1922-1969), the central figure of the Beat Generation, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922 and died in St. Petersburg, Florida, in 1969. Among his many novels are On the Road, The Dharma Bums, Big Sur, and Visions of Cody.Watch a Video
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