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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
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it was amazing
bookshelves: classics, favorites, travel, pop-culture

This book takes me back to that once in a lifetime summer when you sit with your friends and say "we should just hit the road and let it take us anywhere." Over the years you look back and wonder - can you say that you took the road... "I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference." But that difference is already faded; the road is covered over with the autumnal leafs of memory - and it is lost. Jack took that road; and I traveled with him in the spirit of that summer long ago.



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Quotes Jon(athan) Liked

Jack Kerouac
“I had nothing to offer anybody, except my own confusion”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Jack Kerouac
“I forgave everybody, I gave up, I got drunk.”
Jack Kerouac, On the Road


Reading Progress

Started Reading
June 19, 1980 – Finished Reading
December 9, 2016 – Shelved
December 9, 2016 – Shelved as: classics
December 9, 2016 – Shelved as: favorites
December 9, 2016 – Shelved as: travel
September 13, 2017 – Shelved as: pop-culture

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Jessaka Great poetic review


Jon(athan) Nakapalau Thanks Jessaka.


Jaline - (on 2/3 hiatus) Lovely review, Jon! So glad you traveled that journey and enjoyed it! :)


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P. Lundburg Such a great book! If you haven't read The Dharma Bums, it's even better. :-)


Jon(athan) Nakapalau Yes - so sad...


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