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Literary outlaw : the life and times of William S. Burroughs

Author: Ted Morgan
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, [1988] ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Describes the life of Burroughs, a renegade author who killed his wife, had his books banned, was educated at Harvard, came from an upper-middle-class family and lived his life as a gay man and heroin addict.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs; William S Burroughs
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Morgan
ISBN: 0805009019 9780805009019 0370315863 9780370315867
OCLC Number: 17776286
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2012.
Includes index.
Description: viii, 659 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Life of times of William S. Burroughs
Responsibility: Ted Morgan.

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Evoking the era of the Beat generation, this biography details the life of the controversial William S.Burroughs, author of "The Naked Lunch", "Junkie" and other underground classics.  Read more...

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