On the Road: the Original Scroll

On the Road: the Original Scroll

Paperback, 416 pages

Published August 16th 2007 by Viking


Though Jack Kerouac began thinking about the novel that was to become

as early as 1947, it was not until three weeks in April 1951, in an apartment on West Twentieth Street in Manhattan, that he wrote the first full draft that was satisfactory to him. Typed out as one long,......more


About the author(Jack Kerouac)

Jack Kerouac was born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac on March 12, 1922, in Lowell, Massachusetts. Jack Kerouac's writing career began in the 1940s, but didn't meet with commercial success until 1957, when

was published. The book became an American classic that defined the Beat Generation.......more

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