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Why Kerouac Matters

The Lessons of 'On the Road' (They're Not What You Think)

Why Kerouac Matters( )
Author: Leland, John
ISBN:978-0-670-06325-3
Publication Date:Aug 2007
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $23.95
Book Description:

Legions of youthful Americans have taken On the Road as a manifesto for rebellion and an inspiration to hit the road. But there is much more to the book than that. In Why Kerouac Matters, John Leland embarks on a wry, insightful, and playful discussion of the novel, arguing that it still matters because it lays out an alternative road map to growing up. Along the way, Leland overturns many misconceptions about On the Road as he examines the lessons that Kerouac's...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.74 x 8.54 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:0.74 Pounds
Author Biography
Leland, John (Author)
John Leland is a reporter and author, born in 1959. He is a graduate of Columbia College. His career includes senior editor at Newsweek, editor in chief at Details, music critic at Newsday, and an original columnist at SPIN magazine. In 2000 he began working at the New York Times, covering a wide range of topics as a Metro reporter. He is the author of Hip: The History (2004), Why Kerouac Matters: The Lessons of 'On the Road' (2007), and Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year among the Oldest Old (2018).

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