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On the Road by Jack Kerouac
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Oct 14, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: biography, non-fiction

On the Road was interesting, as far as it is historically significant. Kerouac's writing has a distinctive feel to it. It's quick to the point of poetry, but it's roughness makes it easy to miss important details.

I won't say that I hated it, but I didn't really enjoy it either. The point of the book is pointlessness--not a way that I could live, but definitely a perspective worth taking a look at for the sake of understanding those who do chose the wandering life.
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Reading Progress

October 14, 2011 – Started Reading
October 14, 2011 – Shelved
October 18, 2011 – Finished Reading
January 22, 2012 – Shelved as: biography
June 3, 2016 – Shelved as: non-fiction

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