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Unread postby fansmom » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:35 pm

Newsweek article about the 50th anniversary of On The Road--
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20111361/si ... ek/page/0/

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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:50 pm

Thanks, fansmom. This is one of the books I've been waiting to get my hands on. It sounds like it will be a good one.
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Unread postby shadowydog » Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:39 pm

KYwoman wrote:Thanks Bohemian, very interesting. I think we'd all like to take our own On The Road journey. Well, at least I would.


Yeah....I am thankful that in a sense, I am taking my own on the road journey....even if it is not quite the same as his. ;-)

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Unread postby rainbowsoul » Fri Aug 17, 2007 6:13 pm

From the New York Times Book Review this week, several related artcles on the 50th anniversary edition of On The Road for anyone who is interested. :noodlemantra:

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/19/books/review/Sante2-t-1.html?_r=1&8bu&emc=bu&oref=slogin
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Unread postby DeppInTheHeartOfTexas » Fri Aug 17, 2007 8:28 pm

Thanks, rainbowsoul! :cool:
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming -

Wow! What a ride!


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