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i liked the

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writing the best, the free bursts of's like he let writing loose and it's just totally to me about reading as an emotion instead of an exercise...he inspired (and "on the road" does this best i feel) in me the idea that writing can be a conveyer of emotion—love, joy, anger, hate, glee, etc.,—instead of an exercise in comprehension.

so for me it's more the writing, the simple beauty and effectiveness of it, than the story itself. altho it's a great vista of america as seen by fresh eyes.