Books tagged: on the road

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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,440. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Growing up in 1920's rural Texas is hard enough, but nearly impossible when your father abandons the family. Follow the story of two brave brothers who take to the road in search of the father that left them and answers to their nagging questions. Quest will remind readers of Greek tragedies in the scope and depth of the personal struggle of these two lads.
At all cost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,200. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Chris (12) and Laura (9) ran away from the father who didn’t wanted them to go to the mother they longed for six years. Criminals caught them in the juggernaut’s trailer they hid from the father. Criminals planned to sell them to Mr. Charlie to export them outside the country. Charlotte, the pretty lady, escaped with the kids to rescue them. Criminals hunted them in order to kill them all.
Looking Within: A Man's Journey to Find Himself
Series: Jake's Wanderings, Vol. 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A young man from Nebraska who's coming of age, Jake, fails out of college and moves back into his mom's house. They have a fight one night, and Jake runs away from home by hitchhiking. He gets picked up by an older man, Joey. This is the tale of their road trip & how Jake's internal dialogue helps him to mature and to take hold of his life -- to find himself, so to speak.
Lila's Child: An Inquiry Into Quality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Lila's Child chronicles the first year of the Lila Squad discussion group... an Internet list devoted to the works of Robert M. Pirsig. This discussion focuses upon his second novel, Lila: An Inquiry into Morals although his first book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Value is also discussed a great deal.
Jack Lives Here
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,050. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Lulu suspects that Jack Kerouac is not dead but alive and well and living in Baja Mexico, she sets out to find him and convince him to go on the road one last time.
High School Freak
Series: High School Freak, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
John lives alone with his mother. He's resigned himself to surviving high school by not being seen. One day the school bullies push him too far, and he strikes back. But the consequences are too much for him to handle. His new powers might be too special for his own good. Before he knows it, John is thrown into a world, where people try to hunt him down. How will he survive now?
High Plains Drifter (short story)
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This story is about a conversation between a hitchhiker and a truck driver. It was originally published by Ethos Magazine in 1995.
High Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of three rockers having a high time on the road. The High Life, a rock trio, tours the rough and tough northern mining and logging towns in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. But what do the boys do when the gigs run out? When they have no work, no home, no bath, and no bed?
A Quick Guide to "On the Road"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 8 · Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 136. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
The novel is based on the personal experiences of the author and his friends who traveled across America. “On the Road” is often regarded as a defining work of the postwar Beat Generation. The protagonists of the novel live life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and use of drug. They happen to be like wandering hippies.
Young Wanderlust
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 171,340. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
On what is thought to be a straightforward road trip across the country, Evan finds that nothing is ever simple when hitting the open road. After the car breaks down and he is abandoned by his friends, Evan decides to continue alone. This drastic change to his trip leads to experiences that change his entire outlook on both traveling and life in more ways than he could have imagined.