The Resource Junky : the definitive text of "Junk", William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris

Junky : the definitive text of "Junk", William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris

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Junky : the definitive text of "Junk"
Title
Junky
Title remainder
the definitive text of "Junk"
Statement of responsibility
William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his debut novel, Junky, Burroughs fictionalized his experiences using and peddling heroin and other drugs in the 1950s into a work that reads like a field report from the underworld of post-war America. The Burroughs-like protagonist of the novel, Bill Lee, see-saws between periods of addiction and rehab, using a panoply of substances including heroin, cocaine, marijuana, paregoric (a weak tincture of opium) and goof balls (barbiturate), amongst others
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BTCTA
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1914-1997
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Burroughs, William S.
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Harris, Oliver
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  • Drug addicts
  • Heroin abuse
Label
Junky : the definitive text of "Junk", William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris
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Publication
Note
Imprint date taken from page 4 of cover
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9780802120427
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • ocn781678757
  • (OCoLC)781678757
Label
Junky : the definitive text of "Junk", William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris
Publication
Note
Imprint date taken from page 4 of cover
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
197 p.
Isbn
9780802120427
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • ocn781678757
  • (OCoLC)781678757

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