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Junky: The Definitive Text of "Junk"

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Before his 1959 breakthrough, Naked Lunch, an unknown William S. Burroughs wrote Junk, his first book, a candid, eyewitness account of times and places that are now long gone. This book brings them vividly to life again; it is an unvarnished field report from the American postwar underground. For this definitive 50th-anniversary edition, eminent Burroughs scholar Oliver Har... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages208
ISBN-100142003166
ISBN-13978-0142003169
Publication Date04/01/2003
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About Oliver Harris (Author, Contributor, Editor, Introduction) : Oliver Harris is a published author. A published credit of Oliver Harris is Junky: The Definitive Text of Junk (50th Anniversary Edition).
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About William Burroughs (Author) : William Burroughs is a published author and a narrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of William Burroughs include Naked Lunch: The Restored Text, Junky: The Definitive Text of Jun... more
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About Allen Ginsberg (Foreword) : Allen Ginsberg is a published author of young adult books. Published credits of Allen Ginsberg include Junky: The Definitive Text of Junk (50th Anniversary Edition), Beat Voices: An Anthology of Beat ... more
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