On the Road
By (author) Jack Kerouac
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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Book DescriptionJack 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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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143120285
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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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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