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The place of dead roads

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Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWilliam S. Burroughs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.U75 P54 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3166507M
ISBN 100030632560, 0030704162
LC Control Number83008498


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