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The Place of Dead Roads

Burroughs, William S.

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ISBN 10: 0030632560 / ISBN 13: 9780030632563
Published by U.S.A.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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306 pg. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. The second book in his acclaimed trilogy that began with Cities Of The Red Night and ended with The Western Lands. First Edition. First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1476621429885

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Title: The Place of Dead Roads

Publisher: U.S.A.: Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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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 S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis in 1914. He is best-known work is 1959's Naked Lunch?which became the focus of a landmark 1962 Supreme Court decision that helped eliminate literary censorship in the United States. Described by Norman Mailer as one of America's few writers genuinely "possessed by genius," he died in 1997. His many other works include Junky and Cities of the Red Night (Picador).

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