51st out of 142 books — 91 voters
Burning Furiously Beautiful: The True Story of Jack Kerouac's On the Road
Fueled by coffee and pea soup, Jack Kerouac speed-typed On the Road in just three weeks in April 1951. He’d been traveling America for the past ten years and now, at last, the furious energy of his experiences flowed through his fingertips in a mad rush, pealing forth on a makeshift scroll that he laboriously taped together. The On the Road scroll has since become literary...more
Published October 2013
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