Sal Paradise, a young New Yorker with literary ambitions, meets Dean Moriarty, an west boy. Out of the reformatory, Dean begins to wander through the rules of bourgeois life, always looking for intense experiences. Dean decides to start again for the west and Sal it reaches it; It is the first of a series of trips that impress a new dimension to the life of Sal. The continuous escape of Dean has a heroic characteristic, Sal cannot help but admire it, even when feverish, in Mexico City, it is abandoned by my friend, who returns to the United States. Fernanda Pivano postfaction.