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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
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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Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1914-1997
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burroughs, William S.
Dewey number
813.54 B945j
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.U75
LC item number
J86 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Harris, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Drug addicts
  • Heroin abuse
Label
Junky : the definitive text of Junk, William S. Burroughs ; edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Imprint date taken from page 4 of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • 5.
  • Carl Solomon's publisher's note in Junkie (1953)
  • 6.
  • Foreword to Junkie (1964) / by
  • Carl Solomon
  • 7.
  • Introduction to Junky (1977) / by
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments -- Editor's introduction -- Prologue -- Junky -- Glossary -- Appendices -- 1.
  • Chapter 28 of the original "Junk" manuscript
  • 2.
  • "Introduction" to the original "Junk" manuscript
  • 3.
  • Letter from William Burroughs to A.A. Wyn [1959]
  • 4.
  • "Junkie : an appreciation" (1952) / by
Control code
ocn781678757
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780802120427
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(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
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • 5.
  • Carl Solomon's publisher's note in Junkie (1953)
  • 6.
  • Foreword to Junkie (1964) / by
  • Carl Solomon
  • 7.
  • Introduction to Junky (1977) / by
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments -- Editor's introduction -- Prologue -- Junky -- Glossary -- Appendices -- 1.
  • Chapter 28 of the original "Junk" manuscript
  • 2.
  • "Introduction" to the original "Junk" manuscript
  • 3.
  • Letter from William Burroughs to A.A. Wyn [1959]
  • 4.
  • "Junkie : an appreciation" (1952) / by
Control code
ocn781678757
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780802120427
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)781678757

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