June 18, 2007

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

It first showed me the amazing things that an imaginative writer can do with the English language.
Chosen by
Randy Long, Actor
New York, NY

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And another amazing thing -- it was typed onto a continuous roll of paper 120 feet long, so that Kerouac wouldn't have to stop and interrupt his thoughts. You can see the Scroll on tour, starting right down the road in Lowell:

http://www.ontheroad.org/
http://www.ontheroadinlowell.org/
http://www.nps.gov/lowe