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On the road

by:Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

Follows the counterculture escapades of members of the Beat generation as they seek pleasure and meaning while traveling coast to coast. As he travels across 1950s America, aspiring writer Sal Paradise chronicles his escapades with the charismatic Dean Moriarty. Sal admires Dean's passion for experiencing as much as possible of life and his wild flights of poetic fancy.

Editions:832  Date:1954 - 2018  Genre(s):Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Road fiction

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A turn in the road

by:Macomber, Debbie

Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter Annie and her ex-mother-in-law Ruth. They are driving to Florida for Ruth's 50th high school reunion, but even with the best maps, they may get off course.

Editions:36  Date:2010 - 2017  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Road fiction, Christian fiction, Road fiction

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The Dharma bums

by:Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

Two ebullient young men are engaged in a passionate search for dharma, or truth. Their major adventure is the pursuit of the Zen way, which takes them climbing into the high Sierras to seek the lesson of solitude, a lesson that has a hard time surviving their forays into the pagan groves of San Francisco's Bohemia with its marathon wine-drinking bouts, poetry jam sessions, experiments in "yabyum," and similar nonascetic pastimes.

Editions:299  Date:1950 - 2018  Genre(s):Road fiction, Road fiction, Road fiction

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The electric kool-aid acid test

by:Wolfe, Tom

One of the most essential works on the 1960s counterculture, Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aid Test is the seminal work on the hippie culture, a report on what it was like to follow along with Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters as they launched out on the "Transcontinental Bus Tour" from the West Coast to New York, all the while introducing acid (then legal) to hundreds of like-minded folks, staging impromptu jam sessions, dodging the Feds, and meetin some of the most revolutionary figures of the day.

Editions:141  Date:1966 - 2018  Genre(s):Road fiction

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Off season

by:Siddons, Anne Rivers

"Anne Rivers Siddons tells the beautiful, tragic, and redemptive story of a woman who searches for meaning after her husband dies"--Provided by publisher.

Editions:31  Date:2006 - 2014  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Road fiction

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On the road

by:Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969

"As he travels across 1950s America, aspiring writer Sal Paradise chronicles his escapades with the charismatic Dena Moriarty. Sal admires Dean's passion for experiencing as much as possible of life and his wild flights of poetic fancy."

Editions:119  Date:1957 - 2016  Genre(s):Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Road fiction

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A thousand country roads : an epilogue to The bridges of Madison County

by:Waller, Robert James, 1939-2017

Lonely, unfulfilled, and consumed with memories of his passionate affair with Francesca Johnson in Madison County, Iowa, ten years earlier, photographer Robert Kincaid takes to the road again to return to the bridge where it all began.

Editions:56  Date:2002 - 2003  Genre(s):Love stories, Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Road fiction, Pastoral fiction

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Sing, unburied, sing : a novel

by:Ward, Jesmyn

Jojo and his toddler sister, Kayla, live with their grandparents, Mam and Pop, and the occasional presence of their drug-addicted mother, Leonie, on a farm on the Gulf Coast of Mississippi. Leonie is simultaneously tormented and comforted by visions of her dead brother, which only come to her when she's high. Mam is dying of cancer; and quiet, steady Pop tries to run the household and teach Jojo how to be a man. When the white father of Leonie's children is released from prison, she packs her kids and a friend into her car and sets out across the state for Parchman farm, the Mississippi State Penitentiary, on a journey rife with danger and promise.

Editions:32  Date:2017 - 2018  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Road fiction, Road fiction, Bildungsromans

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The goodbye quilt

by:Wiggs, Susan

As her only child Molly readies for college, local fabric shop owner Linda Davis shares one last adventure with her daughter -- a cross-country road trip to move Molly into her dorm. As they make their way through the heart of the country, Linda pieces together the scraps that make up Molly's young life.

Editions:25  Date:2011 - 2015  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Domestic fiction, Road fiction

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Walking on water : the fifth journal of the Walk series

by:Evans, Richard Paul

When the long walk from Seattle to Key West finally nears an end, Alan Christoffersen must return to the west and face yet another crisis just as he has begun to heal from so much loss.

Editions:27  Date:2014  Genre(s):Diary fiction, Diary fiction, Christian fiction, Road fiction

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