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The Stray Bullet

William S. Burroughs in Mexico

The Stray Bullet( )
Author: Garcia-Robles, Jorge
Translator: Schechter, Daniel C.
ISBN:978-0-8166-8063-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

William S. Burroughs arrived in Mexico City in 1949, having slipped out of New Orleans while awaiting trial on drug and weapons charges that would almost certainly have resulted in a lengthy prison sentence. Through meticulous research and interviews with those who knew Burroughs and his circle in Mexico City, Garcia-Robles brilliantly portrays a time in Burroughs's life that has been overshadowed by the tragedy of Joan Vollmer's...
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Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: History / Latin America / Mexico
Social Science / Criminology
Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.343 x 7.917 x 0.234 Inches

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