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And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks
by William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac


Overview - The legendary novel whose true events inspired the film KILL YOUR DARLINGS
In the summer of 1944, a shocking murder rocked the fledgling Beats. William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, both still unknown, we inspired by the crime to collaborate on a novel, a hard-boiled tale of bohemian New York during World War II, full of drugs and art, obsession and brutality, with scenes and characters drawn from their own lives.
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Overview
The legendary novel whose true events inspired the film KILL YOUR DARLINGS
In the summer of 1944, a shocking murder rocked the fledgling Beats. William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac, both still unknown, we inspired by the crime to collaborate on a novel, a hard-boiled tale of bohemian New York during World War II, full of drugs and art, obsession and brutality, with scenes and characters drawn from their own lives. Finally published after more than sixty years, this is a captivating read, and incomparable literary artifact, and a window into the lives and art of two of the twentieth century s most influential writers.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780802144348
  • ISBN-10: 0802144349
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Publish Date: November 2009
  • Page Count: 214
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 5.68 x 0.59 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.44 pounds


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