On The Road for 50 years

I counted minutes and subtracted miles. Just ahead, over the rolling wheat fields all golden beneath the distant snows of Estes, I’d be seeing old Denver at last.
— Jack Kerouac, On The Road

The Denver Public Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of “On The Road” with an exhibition and various events over the course of the winter. As part of the exhibit, they will be presenting one of the original 120 foot teletype scrolls on which Kerouac wrote the novel. More information is available on the DPL website.

Update 4 January:
Westword has a fun read on the city of Denver in literature, cleverly called Paint the Town Read.

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