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Speed ; Kentucky ham

Author: William S Burroughs
Publisher: New York ; London : Overlook Duckworth, [2007?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains two autobiographical novels: "Speed" follows Billy as he hustles for dope and money, crashing in garbage-strewn apartments; and "Kentucky Ham" takes him from the squalor of the East Village  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Burroughs
ISBN: 9780715636343 0715636340 9780879515058 0879515058
OCLC Number: 173498014
Notes: Speed originally published: London: Olympia, 1971 - Kentucky ham originally published: New York: Dutton, 1973; London: Pan, 1975.
Description: 363 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: William S. Burroughs, Jr.

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"'Superb... A compelling narrative that balances the methedrine horrors with the outcast's romantic search for identity' Rolling Stone"

 
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