My Education by William S. Burroughs
A Book of Dreams

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A provocative, intensely personal novel by the author of The Western Lands interweaves a world of vivid and visionary dreams into a direct and powerful force in human life. 15,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
 

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William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)-guru of the Beat Generation, controversial éminence grise of the international avant-garde, dark prophet, and blackest of black humor satirists-had a range of influence rivaled by few post-World War II writers. His many books include Naked Lunch, Queer, Exterminator!, The Cat Inside, The Western Lands, and Interzone.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Viking. 193 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Science & Math, Education & Reference, Self Help. Fiction

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As Burroughs's last book of prose (The Cat Inside, 1992) demonstrated, his publishers will print anything by the octogenarian hipster, even a silly cat book.

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A memoir of sorts from beat novelist Burroughs, in which he examines his past through the medium of dreams.

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The noted Burroughs himself is the central character of his first novel in seven years, revisiting the site of hundreds of his dreams, a landscape ``where I get my best sets and characters.'' Numerous family members, friends and celebrities from the author's past appear-Mick Jagger, L.

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