Junkie. Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict

BURROUGHS, William S. as "William Lee"

Published by Ace, NY, 1953
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Burroughs' pseudonymous first book, a paperback original bound back-to-back with Maurice Helbrant's Narcotic Agent. Inscribed by Burroughs: "To Bob Jackson/ William S Burroughs/ for William Lee/ April 12, 1984." Junkie was a straightforward narrative of Burroughs' experiences with drugs; the publisher chose to release it couched in an anti-drug context, as a first person example of the horrors of drug use, and bound with a narcotic agent's memoir. Mild rubbing and creasing to the corners and joints; age toning to pages; very good in wrappers. Maynard & Miles A1. The beginning of one of the most influential literary careers of the second half of the 20th century. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. Bookseller Inventory # 033083

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Title: Junkie. Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug ...

Publisher: Ace, NY

Publication Date: 1953

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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