Lonely Planet: On the Road: Following Kerouac Across the US

The USA is a big country, and whenever anyone’s tried to define it—be they a Charles Dickens, a Mark Twain or a Stephen Fry—they’ve hit the road. So did the Beat Generation in the 1940s. They’d skip class to dig jazz and debate their place in Cold War America. And then they’d hit the road: crisscrossing the country in search of the new American dream—or just for kicks, music and women.

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