The classic novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation
September 5th, 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of On the Road
Inspired by Jack Kerouac's adventures with Neal Cassady, On the Road tells the story of two friends whose cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. Written with a mixture of sad-eyed naiveté and wild ambition and imbued with Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz, On the Road is the quintessential American vision of freedom and hope, a book that changed American literature and changed anyone who has ever picked it up.
About: "The only people for me are the mad ones," wrote Jack Kerouac, "the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.
About: Part of the Penguin Orange Collection, a limited-run series of twelve influential and beloved American classics in a bold series design offering a modern take on the iconic Penguin paperback Â For the seventieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, the Penguin Orange Collection celebrates the heritage of Penguinâs iconic book design with twelve influential American literary classics representing the breadth and diversity of the Penguin Classics library.
About: The legendary 1951 scroll draft of On the Road, published word for word as Kerouac originally composed it Though Jack Kerouac began thinking about the novel that was to become On the Road 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.
About: The classic novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation—made into a 2012 film by Walter Salles, director of The Motorcycle DiariesSeptember 5th, 2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of On the RoadInspired by Jack Kerouac's adventures with Neal Cassady, On the Road tells the story of two friends whose cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience.
This edition also contains Today''s Mathematics: Concepts and Classroom Methods, Today''s Mathematics : Activities and Instructional Ideas
About: Focusing on both content and method, and using a unique two-part, hands-on format, this text/package covers all the material that should be explored in the elementary and middle school mathematics classroom — including fundamental problem-solving reasoning, and decision-making skills; data analysis; numeration; early experience with numbers, computation, basic geometry; and the importance of mathematical communication.
About: Few novels have had as profound an impact as On the Road, and Kerouac's vision continues to inspire: three generations of writers, musicians, artists, and poets cite their discovery of On the Road as the event that "set them free.
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