A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom." The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with "Cities of the Red Night and" The Western Lands.
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William Burroughs was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1914. Immensely influential among the Beat writers of the 1950s -- notably Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg -- he already had an underground reputation before the appearance of his first important book, 'Naked Lunch'. William Burroughs died in 1997.
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Book Description Henry Holt & Co, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Limited. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0030704162