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William Seward Burroughs II was born in 1914 in St. Louis, Missouri. He became a controversial novelist, essayist, social critic, painter and spoken word performer, much of which was based upon his life an opium addict. He died in 1997.
  • Biography Base: William S. Burroughs

    Offers a biography of the office machine company heir, whose alternative lifestyle was legendary and whose novel, "Naked Lunch" was a test case for the obscenity laws.

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    Displays a biography of the grandson of the Burroughs Adding Machine Corporation founder of the same name. Also contains other links to related sites and to his major works.

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