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William S. Burroughs and the Cult of Rock 'n' Roll

by Casey Rae

Hardcover, 240 pages, Univ of Texas Pr, List Price: $27.95 |

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An analysis of the iconic American writer's enduring influence on counterculture music traces Burroughs' rise to fame against a backdrop of three decades of music history and includes coverage of his sexual orientation, heroin addiction, banned books and celebrity collaborations.