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Fiction, Film and Fun: On the Road

Thursday, December 19, 2013  
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join CCAC's Jeanne Bergad to discuss On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Based on Kerouac’s real life trips across America. On the Road is one of the most famous books from the Beat Generation and it is widely acknowledged as part of the modern canon. The book tells the story of five different trips taken by Salvatore Paradise (a stand in for Kerouac) and Dean Moriarty (Kerouac’s friend Neal Cassady) that crisscross the continent, including stops in New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, Denver, Detroit and Mexico City. On the Road was adapted into film in 2012. The movie was directed by Walter Salles and the cast includes Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Viggo Mortenson, Kirsten Dunst and Amy Adams.
Presented by: Jeanne Bergad
Location:
5801 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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