Junkie Author:William Burroughs First and foremost among the "Beat Generation" writers is the name of William Burroughs, mentor and friend of Kerouac, Ginsberg and Holmes. Now catching the attention of the literary world with his novel NAKED LUNCH, Burroughs' most significant work is his unforgettable autobiographical book JUNKIE. — JUNKIE, surely the first book of the Beats, ... more »was published by Ace Books. A much sought-after volume, this striking account of the world of the narcotic and the socially rebellious, is a shocking, violent, and birlliantly objective account of an unredeemed dope addict and his experiences in the U. S.
Reading JUNKIE is a once-in-a-life-time experience.« less