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On the road

by:Kerouac, Jack

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:604  Date:1954 - 2018  Genre(s):Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Road 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:37  Date:2010 - 2017  Genre(s):Domestic fiction, Road fiction, Road fiction, Road fiction, Domestic fiction

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The electric kool-aid acid test

by:Wolfe, Tom

Tom Wolfe's much-discussed kaleidoscopic non-fiction novel chronicles the tale of novelist Ken Kesey and his band of Merry Pranksters. In the 1960s, Kesey led a group of psychedelic sympathizers around the country in a painted bus, presiding over LSD-induced "acid tests" all along the way.

Editions:135  Date:1966 - 2018  Genre(s):Road fiction, Road 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:224  Date:1950 - 2018  Genre(s):Road fiction, Road fiction, Road 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:40  Date:2017 - 2018  Genre(s):Thrillers (Fiction), Thrillers (Fiction), Road fiction, Road fiction, 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:33  Date:2005 - 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:118  Date:1955 - 2016  Genre(s):Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Road fiction

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Diary of a wimpy kid : the long haul

by:Kinney, Jeff

The Heffley family road trip starts off full of promise, then quickly takes several wrong turns -- with everything from a fender bender to crazed seagulls -- but even the worst road trip can turn into an adventure, and this is one the Heffleys will not soon forget.

Editions:44  Date:2007 - 2017  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Diary fiction, Diary fiction, Road 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:23  Date:2014  Genre(s):Diary fiction, Christian fiction, Road fiction, Diary fiction

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

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