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Junky : the definitive text of "Junk"

Author: William S Burroughs; Oliver Harris
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 50th anniversary ed., 50th anniversary definitive edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William S Burroughs; Oliver Harris
ISBN: 0142003166 9780142003169 9780802120427 0802120423
OCLC Number: 1001940285
Notes: "First published in the United States of America by Ace Books, Inc., 1953"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxix, 166 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Appendices: Chapter 28 of the original "Junk" manuscript --
"Introduction" to the original "Junk" manuscript --
Letter from William Burroughs to A.A. Wyn (1959) --
"Junkie, an appreciation" (1952) by Allen Ginsberg --
Carl Solomon's publisher's note in Junkie (1953) --
Foreword to Junkie (1964) by Carl Solomon --
Introduction to Junky (1977) by Allen Ginsberg.
Other Titles: Junkie
Responsibility: William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris.

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"Reads today as fresh and unvarnished as it ever has."-Will Self on Junky "Of all the Beat Generation writers, William S. Burroughs was the most dangerous. . . . He was anarchy's double agent, an Read more...

 
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