On the road by auto by Franklin Smith Farquhar

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Published by F.S. Farquhar, printed in the Office of the Chronicle in Livingston, Calif .

Written in English

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  • Automobile travel -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Depressions -- 1929 -- Northwest, Pacific.,
  • Northwest, Pacific -- Description and travel.

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Other titlesLivingston chronicle.
Statementby Frank S. Farquhar.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. ;
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23052849M

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The book became an American classic that defined the Beat Generation. Kerouac died on Octofrom an abdominal hemorrhage, at age /5(K). In the winter ofthe reckless and joyous Dean Moriarty, fresh out of another stint in jail and newly married, comes to New York City and meets Sal Paradise, a young writer with an intellectual group of friends, among them the poet Carlo by:   Characters in On the Road smoke cigarettes and pot, and take Benzedrine; one section, a couple of characters use heroin, and the book describes them shooting up and their demeanor before and after their fix.

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