This CD-ROM project was developed in 1995. It contains the entire text of The Dharma Bums with annotations, selections from other Kerouac works, an archive of Kerouac's papers, a gallery of artwork and related photographs, a timeline of Kerouac's life, a "Beat Family Tree" illustrating the interwoven relationships of the Beat Generation, and a sampler of recordings of Kerouac's work.
The Jack Kerouac ROMnibus
Though it was published by Penguin - and got a good bit of press at release - for a variety of reasons it wasn't a success.
And now, in 2011, here comes: Jack Kerouac's On the Road (A Penguin Books Amplified Edition) - Penguin Group USA, an electronic book that features:
With the complete text of the original 1957 novel at its heart, this digital edition has been curated by Penguin editors, the Kerouac estate, and Beat scholars and includes a set of spectacular features that immerse readers in the book’s backstory and legacy—making for a truly unique literary encounter.Wow. Looks pretty awesome. We were only 15 years - and the iPad - too soon.
m2w.net: The Jack Kerouac ROMnibus
iTunes: Jack Kerouac's On the Road (A Penguin Books Amplified Edition) - Penguin Group USA