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Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in a commemorative edition that features restored text, archival material, Burroughs's own later introduction to the book, and his essay on psychoactive drugs.

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Macedon Public Library FIC BUR (Text)
Adult New Fiction
52121300663656
Checked out
11/06/2020
Warsaw Public Library FIC BUR (Text)
Adult Fiction
52151100171709
Checked out
11/03/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 0802140181 (pbk.) :
  • ISBN: 9780802140180 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0802116396
  • ISBN: 9780802116390
  • ISBN: 9780802122070
  • Physical Description: vii, 289 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2001.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Naked lunch -- And start West -- The vigilante -- The rube -- Benway -- Joselito -- The black meat -- Hospital -- Lazarus go home -- Hassan's rumpus room -- Campus of Interzone University -- A.J.'s annual party -- Meeting of International Conference of Technological Psychiatry -- The market -- Ordinary men and women -- Islam Incorporated and the parties of Interzone -- The county clerk -- Interzone -- The examination -- Have you seen Pantopon Rose? -- Coke bugs -- The exterminator doe a good job -- The algebra of need -- Hauser and O'Brien -- Atrophied preface -- Quick ... -- Original introductions and additions by the author -- Deposition : testimony concerning a sickness [1960] -- Post script ... wouldn't you [1960] -- Afterthoughts on a deposition [1991] -- Letter from a master addict to dangerous drugs [1956] -- Burroughs texts annexed by the editors -- Editors' notes by Barry Miles and James Grauerholz -- Letter to Irving Rosenthal [1960] -- The death of Mel the waiter [undated] -- Outtakes : the vigilante -- Outtakes : the rube -- Outtakes : Benway -- Outtakes : the black meat -- Outtakes : hospital -- Outtakes : A.J.'s annual party -- Outtakes : Islam Incorporated and the parties of Interzone -- Outtakes : the examination -- Outtakes : Coke bugs -- Outtakes : Hauser and O'Brien -- Outtakes : atrophied preface.
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Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in a commemorative edition that features restored text, archival material, Burroughs's own later introduction to the book, and his essay on psychoactive drugs.
Subject: Drug abuse > Fiction.
Drug addicts > Fiction.
Recovering addicts > Fiction.
Alienation (Social psychology) > Fiction.
Drug withdrawal symptoms > Fiction.
Genre: Black humor (Literature)
Fantasy fiction.


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