On the Road

On the Road

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
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A penniless writer named Sal Paradise becomes inspired to hitchhike across America, taking the listener on a freewheeling journey through the 1950s youth counterculture. Joining up with other fellow vagabonds who are in love with life and open to adventure, they explore jazz, sex, drugs, and mysticism on the fringes of society.
Publisher: Ashland, Or. : Blackstone Audio Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9781433298554
Characteristics: 1 sound file (9 hr., 37 min.) : digital.

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iRead26 Feb 13, 2014

This pretty much sums up my feelings on this book: "That's not writing, it's typing" (Truman Capote on Jack Kerouac). In terms of the audio version, the narrator wasn't able to add any life to the story--not sure if anyone could though!

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