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CALL ME BURROUGHS, A Life

By: Miles, Barry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Twelve / 12 / Grand Central Publishing: 2013

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Seller ID: 018129

ISBN: 1455511951

Condition: Very Good


Miles tells the complete story of one of the three most important people of the Beat Generation (along with Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg) -- although a legitimate case could be made for there being four such people, the last being Joan Vollmer, Burroughs's common-law wife, whom he shot while attempting, drunk and drug-addled, to shoot a water tumbler from her head, William Tell-style. 712 pages (including notes, bibliography, 20 blank index pages), illustrated. Rubbing, light edgewear, a little smudging, crinkled/partially turned top left corner of back cover, similar flaws to same area o... View more info