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The Stray BulletWilliam S. Burroughs in Mexico$
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Jorge García-Robles

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780816680627

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816680627.001.0001

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The Road to Hell

The Road to Hell

Chapter:
(p.1) Part I The Road to Hell
Source:
The Stray Bullet
Author(s):
Daniel C. Schechter

Jorge García-Robles

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816680627.003.0001

The first part of this biography describes Burroughs’s identity as a self-destructive young man, still uncertain about being a writer, and having just graduated from Harvard and keeping literary and intellectual company. After some trouble with illegal substances, he and Joan Vollmer flee to Mexico.

Keywords:   William S. Burroughs, Mexico, Mexico City, Beat, Biography, Queer Studies

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