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Place of Dead Roads (Place of Dead Roads)

Williams Burroughs

Place of Dead Roads (Place of Dead Roads)

by Williams Burroughs

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Published by Henry Holt & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Science Fiction - Adventure,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9225252M
    ISBN 100030036844
    ISBN 109780030036842
    OCLC/WorldCa43426892

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The Place of Dead Roads is a novel by William S. Burroughs, the second book of the trilogy that begins with Cities of the Red Night () and concludes with The Western Lands ().

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