John Kerouac's On The Road

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"This book is sort of the sequel of the more famous ""on the road"" by john kerouac, as it describes events following those from the first book (however, they're not tightly connected: The Dharma Bums could be read without knowing the first book). The author tells the story of his two disciples, engaged in a messy but sincere search for a new truth: through heavy drinking in San Francisco, night meditations, climbing of the mountains of California and other adventures, the protagonists will find what they seek in Buddhist philosophy, thanks to the Zen school of the city ofSan Francisco. The book leads to a kind apology of the mysticism of the beat generation, of which kerouac was one of the most important and influential figures, and, due to
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