Tennessee To California in 20 Hours, Impala Style

I've been hearing a lot about Kerouac's On The Road » 10/14/08 5:00pm 10/14/08 5:00pm lately, and even though I think it's a pretty weak novel- don't even get me started on tirade- it did get me thinking about great road-trip descriptions in literature. While Neal Stephenson's knock-you-on-your-ass brilliant has a fairly low Car Stuff Per Page…