Jack Kerouac

On the Road

originally published:
New York : Viking
September 1957

We offered this unrestored, advance review copy in our Catalog 87.


  • Modern Library 100 Best Novels(055)
  • Time Magazine 100 Novels(1957)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1957)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 3/12/1922
died: 10/21/1969
born as: Jean-Louis Kerouac

American poet and novelist, leader and spokesman of the Beat movement. Kerouac gave the Beat movement its name and celebrated its code of poverty and freedom in a series of novels, of which the first and best known is On the Road 1957. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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