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    "Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?"

    Jack Kerouac. On the Road. New York: Viking Press, 1957.

    First edition. Octavo. 310 pages.

    Black cloth over boards. White lettering to front board and spine. Top edge red. Binding slightly cocked. Corners bumped. Some chipping to the extremities of the dust jacket. Overall, very good.

    Kerouac's second novel which Gilbert Millstein, in his 1957 New York Times review, called "the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat,' and whose principal avatar he is."


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