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Description - The Stray Bullet by Jorge Garcia-Robles

William S. Burroughs arrived in Mexico City in 1949, having slipped out of New Orleans while awaiting trial on drug and weapons charges that would almost certainly have resulted in a lengthy prison sentence. Through meticulous research and interviews with those who knew Burroughs and his circle in Mexico City, Garcia-Robles brilliantly portrays a time in Burroughs's life that has been overshadowed by the tragedy of Joan Vollmer's death.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780816680634
ISBN-10: 0816680639
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 137mm x mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2013
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jorge Garcia-Robles

Jorge Garcia-Robles is a Mexican novelist, critic, and translator; he is considered the leading authority on the Beats in Mexico. He translated Jack Kerouac's Lonesome Traveler, Tristessa, Mexico City Blues, and "Cerrada Medellin Blues" and William Burroughs's The Yage Letters into Spanish.

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